BOGUS BILL-PASSERS BUSTED IN S'REAP
Provincial police on Tuesday arrested four suspects for dealing counterfeit US bills at the Christin Hotel in Siem Reap. The suspects included Lorn Sophorn, male, 27, and Srey Mom, female, 22, from Kampong Cham province, and Sok Sam Oeun, male, 26, and Sun Chhony, male, 25, both from Siem Reap. The suspects said they had 50 counterfeit US$20 bills and that they had spent some already.
VN MAN KILLED AFTER FRIEND'S FUNERAL
A Vietnamese man died at Calmette Hospital on Monday after being stabbed with a knife in front of his house in Koh Norea village, Meanchey district, Phnom Penh. The unidentified victim was returning home from the funeral of Som Sochanny, 22, when an unidentified man walked up to him and stabbed him six times.
MAN ARRESTED FOR 2003 MURDER
Police on Tuesday arrested Yorn Ry, 31, from Sandaek village in Kampong Cham province for the murder of a victim identified only as Sna, 40, also from Sandaek village, who was killed in 2003 following a dispute over rice paddy dikes.
VN WORKERS ATTACK CAMBODIANS
Police in Phnom Penh on Tuesday arrested three Vietnamese construction workers - Ngveang Pheuk Nheav, 22, Ngveang Yang Theung, 30, and Kim Vang, 32 - suspected of an attack in the capital's Dangkor district that killed Cambodian construction worker Lam Hunly, 21, and injured Duong Sopheak, 29, both from Meanchey district. The victims were beaten with wooden and steel sticks.
GUN-TOTING GANG GRABS GOLD, CASH
Five gunmen on Tuesday robbed gold sellers at Stung Market in Kampong Cham province, making off with US$800 in gold and 800,000 riels ($194). The victims were Kheang Leang Sun, 30, and his wife Kim Eng, 27, who were robbed at their home in Ponhea Krek district. The gunmen escaped safely.
‘JOURNALIST' BEATEN FOR WEDDING PHOTO
A man claiming to be a journalist for the Koh Sovanphum newspaper lost his camera and sustained a head wound after being beaten by a police officer in Ream commune, Sihanoukville. The victim, Sun Yath, 56, has filed a lawsuit to the provincial court against the suspect, Huor Yay, 39. The event occurred at a wedding party in Ream village and commune. Sun Yath said the attack followed his taking of a photograph without permission, but he said it was usual to take photographs at such celebrations.