Cambodian killing 'political'
The head of Cambodia’s royalist Funcinpec party has called the killing of a prominent party member a politically motivated act. Prince Norodom Ranariddh said he had ruled out all other motives for yesterday’s shooting of his advisor, Om Radsady. His party said the shooting threatened the democratic process in Cambodia. A spokesman for the Interior Ministry, Khieu Sospeak, denied that the killing was politically motivated. The ministry, which is controlled by the ruling CPP party, said such accusations would poison the run-up to the general election scheduled for July. Mr Radsady was shot as he left a restaurant in the capital Phnom Penh. Full Story