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Arsonist burned by his lover’s cold shoulder

A would-be firebug is behind bars after attempting to set his girlfriend’s relatives’ house ablaze on Friday.

Police said the 29-year-old, enraged when his live-in lover disappeared, stormed over to the relatives’ house where he believed she was hiding.

Turned away by the woman’s family, he returned hours later, this time with a friend and a litre of gasoline. Quick-acting police prevented catastrophe and slapped cuffs on the duo. Kampuchea Thmey



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