MEN TOSS ROCKS AT AMOROUS POLICEMAN
A 22-year-old military police officer was injured after five men threw rocks at his head while he was talking to his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day. Police said the gang was ridiculing the victim as he was sitting with the girl at the riverside in Takhmao on Sunday, dancing mockingly and throwing rocks.
NEVER BRING STICKS TO A KNIFE FIGHT
A 30-year-old man allegedly attacked two of his relatives in the head with a knife after they assaulted him with sticks in Dangkor district on Saturday. Police said the three men had already been drinking when the two relatives asked the man to buy more beer. The man refused, as he didn’t wish to drink any more. The two relatives then started beating him with sticks, prompting him to grab a long knife and chop them.
TWO DIE IN HEAD-ON NEW YEAR’s CRASH
Two men died instantly on Sunday after being involved in a head-on motorbike collision in Pursat province. Police said the men were driving in opposite directions from their villages during Chinese New Year celebrations. The bikes were impounded and taken to Kandeang district police station.
GANG KILLS MEMBERS OF SMALLER GANG
Phnom Penh Municipal Court issued arrest warrants for a group of gangsters accused of murdering two 25-year-old men. Police say the two men were also gangsters in Stung Meanchey’s Russey village, and that they clashed with the group when they were drunk. They were unable to defend themselves from the larger gang because they didn’t have any weapons, police said.
DANCE PARTY COMES TO BLOODY FINISH
Police in Kandal’s Kien Svay district arrested a gang of seven people accused of killing a 22-year-old man and injuring two others during a clash on Sunday. Police said the two groups were dancing at a venue in Prek Treng village when an argument broke out.