MEN TRY TO SELL STOLEN COW
A group of seven men were arrested by police for stealing a cow from Son Pen in Damnak Popoul village, Kampong Chhnang commune and district at 3:30am on Saturday. The police said the men stole and killed the cow because they wanted the beef to complement the alcohol they were drinking at a party. They were apprehended by the police while trying to take the uneaten portion of the cow to sell at the local market.
MOTO TAXI DRIVER SHOT IN CROSSFIRE
Dy Sam Oeun, 23-year-old moto taxi driver, was wounded in a crossfire between police and thieves on Street 84, Srah Chork commune, Daun Penh district at 11:30am Saturday. The police accidentally shot the man in the leg while they were trying to apprehend two thieves on a black Honda C125 who had just stolen a necklace from Roun Any, 24. Dy Sam Oeun is recovering in Calmette Hospital. The police did not pursue the thieves who fled the scene on their motorbike.
GUN USER ARRESTED, TIED TO ROBBERIES
Khot Sambo, 24, was arrested by Phnom Penh police for illegally using a gun on Street 47 in front of Wat Phnom High School, Wat Phnom commune, Daun Penh district, Phnom Penh on Wednesday. The police confiscated the K54 gun as evidence and later found out that Khot Sambo was involved in two robberies in Kampong Cham province.
73-YEAR-OLD MAN DROWNS IN RIVER
Seang San, a 73-year-old man, drowned after falling off the boat he was travelling in with his wife Saturday in Khsat Borey village, Santre commune, Phnom Kror Vagn district in Pursat province. The couple were crossing the Pursat River to buy food at the local market when Seang San lost his balance and fell into the river.
MAN ROBS TWO CASINO EMPLOYEES
Tiv Phally, 23, was arrested by Kam Rieng district police after he robbed Lo Sinoun, 27, and Korng Raksa, 22, two employees of the Holiday Casino who were staying at the Holiday Guesthouse in Daung village, Boeung Raing commune, Kam Rieng district, Battambang province at 3:30am Wednesday. Tiv Phally stole two necklaces, one ring and 7,000 Thai baht.