A 37-year-old Nigerian man identified as Shehu Bello Akharuku and his Cambodian wife, Kim Sreykouch, 24, were arrested and detained last week in Prey Sar prison, Cambodia over fraud charges, allegedly at the request of US Embassy staff.
According to information from the Phnom Penh Court, on the morning of April 3, following a complaint from the US Embassy in Cambodia, the police of the Counterterrorism and Transnational Crime Department of the Ministry of Interior, delivered the Nigerian man and his Cambodian wife to appear before the court.
Mr. Koy Chao, the Phnom Penh court judge then issued a detention order for the two suspects to be held at Prey Sar prison on charges of fraud.
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