ATTEMPTED SUICIDE BLAMED ON SISTER
Khim Srey Mao, a 19-year-old garment worker, was rescued Monday by police after she attempted suicide by jumping off Chroy Changvar bridge in Phnom Penh. Khim Srey Mao said that she wanted to kill herself because she was scolded by her older sister, whom she lives with.
GOLD ROBBER ARRESTED MID-GAME
Following the arrest warrant by a Prey Veng provincial court, Kien Svay police arrested Phin Sothearith, 22, for allegedly being part of a gang which robbed gold sellers. He was arrested Monday morning in Kandal province while he was watching a volleyball game.
NECKLACE SNATCHER CAUGHT IN MARKET
Bei Rasmey, 20, living in Phnom Penh, was arrested Friday for allegedly snatching a woman's necklace. Police spotted the robbery and chased the robber to Phsa Daem Kor, where he got off a motorbike and ran into the market. He was then arrested by market security officers.
FRIENDS BEATEN AFTER CONCERT
Two friends were attacked by a gang of people when they returned home after watching a concert on Saturday in Kampot province. Cheng Korb, 24, was hit in the head with a stone. His friend Meas Kong was caught by the gang and suffered severe injuries, including a skull fracture and a broken leg.
'DOCILE' MAN ATTACKED BY GANG
Chea Kompheak, 20, sustained serious head injuries after he was attacked by a gang armed with bamboo sticks while walking to his home in Kampong Chhnang province last Wednesday. The victim's mother, Nhem Sopheap, 44, said that her son was very docile, so the police inferred the attackers mistook the man for someone else.
SUSPECTED GANG MEMBERS CAUGHT
Sum Vibol, 26, from Phnom Penh, was arrested Saturday while he was dealing drugs and is also suspected of being part of a crime gang. Another suspect, Sok Chandy, was arrested after the police found a devicel that he uses for stealing motorbikes in his pocket.