LOVESTRUCK MAN REPORTED TO POLICE
Ith Phorn, 21, was arrested in Srah Thul village, Udong district, Kampong Speu province, on Tuesday for allegedly feeling, embracing and kissing Khiev Channa, 18. The suspect was reported to police by the victim's family, who demanded that Ith Phorn pay them 15 million riels (US$3,635). Ith Phorn said he had no money but "wanted to marry Channa because he loves her so much".
THIEF TARGETING STUDENTS ARRESTED
Som Chamrong, 23, was arrested by Poipet police on Tuesday for allegedly stealing money, jewelry and cellphones from Poipet secondary school students. The suspect was arrested after being reported to police by victim Chum Sun Huort. KAMPUCHEA THMEY
DRUG DEALERS IN MUNICIPAL COURT
Drug dealers Thoeun Vandeth and Chim Saroen on Sunday were transported to Phnom Penh Municipal Court by local authorities. The two were arrested by Dangkor district police for selling drugs in Poprork Khang Chaung village, Phnom Penh . Police seized 10 yama pills and two packets of "ice" methamphetamine. The suspects told police that they sell the yama for 20,000 riels (US$4.84) per pill and they usually sell 20 pills a day.
SCHOOLGIRL KILLED BY TOUR BUS
Tun Srey Pov, 6, was fatally struck by a tourist bus on Tuesday while crossing National Road 1 to attend school in Kandal Leu village, Kandal province.
GAS STATION FIRE KILLS ATTENDANT
Fire ravaged a gas station in Stha Por village, Preah Vihear district and province on Wednesday, claiming the life of employee Cheheng Eng, 18. Police said the fire was caused by faulty electrical wiring.