Search form

Login - Register | FOLLOW US ON

Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Disturbed man taken in for attacking an officer

Disturbed man taken in for attacking an officer

A 25-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly viciously hacked a police officer with a cleaver in Phnom Penh’s Daun Penh district on Monday.

Police said the man hit the officer, 45, at a police station several times in the head and neck before a colleague intervened.

The victim was hospitalised and the suspect taken for questioning. Police say the man had issues with drugs and his mental health, and are considering how to take action against him. KOH SANTEPHEAP

0

Comments

Please, login or register to post a comment

Latest Video

Fight for Areng continues

Areng Valley inhabitants opposed to the proposed dam construction say their fight will not cease after the deportation of Mother Nature co-founder Alejandro Gonzalez-Davidson.

Lars Olsen

New Khmer Rouge charges explained

Khmer Rouge tribunal legal communications officer Lars Olsen explains how new charges can be laid at the ECCC without consensus among judges.

State of Play

Should I stay or should I go?

His visa has expired and the government wont renew it but dogged environmental activist Alejandro Gonzalez-Davidson says he's going no where.