Search form

Login - Register | FOLLOW US ON

Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Kandal duo linked to killing boss

Kandal duo linked to killing boss

Two men were arrested in Kandal province yesterday in connection with the murder of a 44-year-old Chinese businesswoman in the capital’s Por Sen Chey district earlier this month.

One of the arrested men is accused of covering hat-factory owner Chang Li’s mouth to prevent her from screaming while her throat was cut by another man on May 2, while the other allegedly received a stolen laptop as a result of the crime, police said. Both men were employed by Chang, who was found dead by other staff members in her shop in Chom Chao commune a day after the alleged attack, according to local police.

“These two men were cap tailors working with the victim. They are not the killers, but have been involved in the victim’s murder,” said Eav Chamroeun, chief of Kandal provincial police.

The two suspects were arrested during a police raid of their rental room, a search that recovered Chang’s stolen laptop.

The two will continue to be questioned, Chamroeun said, and police are in the process of identifying and finding the killer. Police arrested another man on Monday, but later released him.

0

Comments

Please, login or register to post a comment

Latest Video

First They Killed My Father author Loung Ung on trusting Angelina Jolie to tell a story for all Cambodians

The story of Loung Ung and her family’s suffering under the Khmer Rouge became known around the world with the success of her autobiographical book, First They Killed My Father.

Setting up a drone for flight. Photo supplied

How Cambodia's first drone company is helping farmers

SM Waypoint claims its unmanned aerial vehicles can help local farm and plantation owners increase their yields.

New street food dish shakes things up at Russian Market

Though the bustling food stalls that emerge after dark next to Russian Market can seem intimidating to tourists at first glance, there are street food treats to be enjoyed by all.