DISLOYAL FRIEND STEALS CASH
After a night of drunken and romantic revelry, an unidentified man fled the Doremy Night Club in Sihanoukville along with the money he was holding for his two friends, Long Tith, 25, and Khin Sokhom, 42, who police say will remain in custody until their tab is paid.
TRAIN DECAPITATES DRUNKEN MAN
Teng Bros, 23, was decapitated by a train early Friday morning while he was walking along the tracks near a train station in Tror Paing village, Kampot province. Locals say the deceased and his friend were heavily intoxicated at the time when they encountered the train. Police say there was no evidence of foul play.
DRUG SMUGGLER SEIZED AT AIRPORT
A Taiwanese national, 38-year-old Liho Lumi, was arrested Thursday at Phnom Penh's international airport after allegedly attempting to smuggle more than half a kilogram of heroin onto a flight bound for Hong Kong.
OFF-DUTY COP BEATS KARAOKE DJ
A dissatisfied off-duty policeman beat a karaoke DJ over the head with his drinking glass in a night club in Kampong Chhnang province. Twenty-five-year-old Thun Socheat fled after administering the beating, but his three friends were not as quick and agreed to pay the 18-year-old victim 5,000 riels, nearly half of which was pocketed by a policeman who arrived on the scene and demanded a fee for solving the matter.
MAN RAPES SISTER-IN-LAW AND FLEES
Sdaeng Chea, 29, was arrested last Thursday for raping his 15-year-old sister-in-law in Teribah village, Stung Treng province. He told authorities he was drunk and alone with the victim the night of the incident, as his wife was out of the house. Police in Ratanakkiri province found him after he fled there.
VIOLENT PARTYGOER ARRESTED BY POLICE
Lon Thet, 26, from Tror Paing Vihear village, Takeo province, was arrested for inflicting violence on dancing villagers during a communal celebration. The arrested man said he had been cut by some of the villagers two weeks before the event.