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Court Releases 2 Generals, 1 Stayed Behind

Battambang court announces Thursday that it has temporarily released 2 generals, while one general is still being questioned.

One-star general Kheang Savorn, 46, two-star general Uth Sakhan, 48, and two-star general Men Saran, 49, were believed to have been involved in "weapon robberies" and conspiracy to commit armed robbery, Sao Sokha said.

On Thursday, the court releases Kheng Savorn and Uth Sakhan on the grounds of insufficient evidence. Meanwhile, Men Saran is waiting for the court to clear his name. Investigation is underway to clarify his involvement in the alleged weapon robberies.

The three generals, whom have links to the SRP and Funcinpec party are claimed to have ties to the 18 robberies occurred in Battambang province.