Dismissal Of allegations against SOU Met

On 2 June 2015, the Co-Investigating Judges of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) issued a decision dismissing the allegations against Sou Met, who was named as a suspect in the second introductory submission filed by the Acting International Co-Prosecutor on 7 September 2009.

The Co-Investigating Judges concluded that the death of Sou Met extinguished the criminal allegations against him. Determination on the criminal responsibility for the crimes alleged in the introductory submission will be made at the time of the issuance of the closing order pursuant to Internal Rule 67.

In order to keep the public sufficiently informed of essential developments in the proceedings while maintaining the confidentiality of the case file, the Co-Investigating Judges have decided to make a redacted version of the decision public, pursuant to Internal Rule 56 (2). 

The redacted decision is available on the ECCC website: www.eccc.gov.kh/en/document/court/2-June-2015-Sou-Met

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