MAN ACCUSED OF DEALING METH
A man was arrested for allegedly selling drugs on Street 598 in Tuol Kork district on Monday evening. Police said the suspect was Suong Va, a 25-year-old who was living in the area where the crime took place. Police found a small plastic bag of ‘‘ice'', a methamphetamine, on the suspect.
Police nab alleged motorbike thieves
Two people were arrested in Bakan district, Pursat province, on Tuesday as they were selling a motorbike that they had allegedly stolen in late May from their friend, who lives in Battambang province. The suspects, Tem Ratana, 23, and his wife, Chea Lin, live in Battambang town. They were sent to Battambang's provincial court, and the motorbike was returned to the victim.
MOTORBIKE THIEF IS CAUGHT, CONFESSES
A 20-year-old robber, Nhek Vuthy of Trapaing Chhouk village, Teuk Thla commune, Phnom Penh, was arrested by municipal police on Monday. He had been under investigation by police, who had suspected him for some time. The suspect confessed that he had stolen motorbikes on three occasions in Phnom Penh within the past two years.
MAN'S HEAD CUT IN DRUNKEN BOWL FIGHT
Hul Sophon, a 25-year-old male, was arrested by police for allegedly cutting the head of Chhat Suon, 29, with a bowl in a conflict that occurred while they were drinking and dancing in Battambang province on Monday night. Witnesses said the conflict was caused by the victim, who hit the suspect when both of them were drunk.
ANTENNA FALLS ON ANGRY DRUNK MAN
Tin Saroeun was stabbed in one eye by an antenna after he kicked the pole to which it was attached. The 30-year-old, who was drunk at the time, had earlier driven his motorbike into a house. When it became stuck, he got angry and kicked the pole. The incident occurred in Svay Rieng province on Monday afternoon.
ARREST MADE IN MIDWIFE MURDER
Police on Monday arrested a man whom they accused of murdering a 66-year-old midwife, Heng Him, on June 3, 2009, in Battambang province. The arrest was made following a tip-off by villagers, who said the suspect had told them of his plans to kill the midwife while he was drunk. The suspect was identified as Ly Saluom, 29.