PHNOM PENH - Cambodian authorities have thwarted an exiled opposition activist's plot to set of two blasts days before traditional new year celebrati
PHNOM PENH – Cambodian authorities have thwarted an exiled opposition activist’s plot to set of two blasts days before traditional new year celebrations, Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Tuesday.
Veteran leader Hun Sen is preparing for a July general election that he is widely expected to win, with the main opposition party banned and its leaders lumbered with legal cases that have blocked them from politics.
Hun Sen, speaking to students at a university ceremony in the capital said Sam Serey, leader of an opposition group based in Denmark, had plotted to set off explosions on Thursday in Phnom Penh and the tourist hub of Siem Reap.
“This is by a leader traitor whose name is Sam Serey, who is ordering attacks to cause explosive activities,” Hun Sen said, adding he had disrupted the plots.