Search form

Login - Register | FOLLOW US ON

Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Pagoda melee erupts over girlfriend’s honour

Pagoda melee erupts over girlfriend’s honour

Police in Phnom Penh’s Por Sen Chey district arrested a 25-year-old man after breaking up a gang fight that broke out at a dance held at a pagoda on Monday.

According to police, the suspect touched a woman’s hand, drawing the ire of her boyfriend.

The two parties assembled their respective crews and resorted to fighting with axes and rocks.

Residents called the police who only managed to arrest one suspect, who was sent to court while authorities search for the others.




Please, login or register to post a comment

Latest Video

Turkish Embassy calls for closure of Zaman schools

With an attempted coup against the government of President Recep Erdogan quashed only days ago and more than 7,000 alleged conspirators now under arrest, the Turkish ambassador to Cambodia yesterday pressed the govern

CNRP lawmakers beaten

Two opposition lawmakers, Nhay Chamroeun and Kong Sakphea were beaten unconscious during protests in Phnom Penh, as over a thousand protesters descended upon the National Assembly.

Student authors discuss "The Cambodian Economy"

Student authors discuss "The Cambodian Economy"

Students at Phnom Penh's Liger Learning Center have written and published a new book, "The Cambodian Economy".