RFA Reporter Exposed As PM’s Spy

Cambodian Prime Minister has disclosed secret service of anti-government Radio Free Asia reporter Mr. Chun Chanboth as his spy.

Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen's exposure took place at a get-together with some 700 Cambodians in Sydney, Australia � a side-line of his Mar. 17-18 ASEAN-Australia Special Summit trip.

The sharing followed dishonest stand of the journalist, known for his provocative and oftentimes imbalanced radio commentary fooling innocent Cambodians.

According to Samdech Techo Prime Minister, Mr. Chun Chanboth is working for his son, Lieutenant General Hun Manet, deputy commander of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces, and him as a spy, but the reporter keeps attacking the government and the Prime Minister at the same time.

Mr. Chun Chanboth, whose original name was recorded as Huot Vuthy, he added, used to approach Brigade 70 commander Mao Sophann and Lieutenant General Hun Manet to seek protection from his fear of being killed.

Samdech Techo Prime Minister continued that during the Australia trip, the RFA reporter was also exchanging text messages with Lieutenant General Hun Manet for a face-to-face meeting to report some secrets.

The text conversation has been shown to the public in order to prove the exposure by the Prime Minister, and it has been covered widely by the media.

The Royal Government of Cambodia closed down the operation of RFA in Cambodia because it had failed to comply with the country's regulations.

The U.S.-based radio, however, continues to report groundless and provocative reports from its headquarters � the airing mostly run by Mr. Chun Chanboth revealed as Samdech Techo's spy.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press