RECKLESS GUNPLAY KO'S LOCAL BOXER
A 24-year-old boxer, Chey Vannak, was pierced in the knee by a bullet that was accidentally discharged from a shotgun with which the victim and his friend had been playing. The boxer's friend, who owns the gun, is known as Rambo. The event happened on Tuesday night at Khlang Moeung boxing club, located in Phnom Penh's Chroy Changvar commune, Russey Keo district. The victim was subsequently taken to Calmette Hospital.
HUSBAND GOES THROUGH THE ROOF
Keng Phat, a 32-year-old Thai national, was arrested for chopping down the roof of his Cambodian wife's house in Banteay Meanchey province's Serei Sophorn district. The incident occurred on Monday afternoon, when the perpetrator was heavily drunk. The victim, 36-year-old Reoung Tel, said her husband treats her very cruelly and always destroys her household possessions.
GUEST ACCUSED OF RAPING 15-YEAR-OLD
A 39-year-old recycled-item collector, was arrested by Snuol district police in Kratie province for allegedly raping a 15-year-old disabled girl on Saturday night. The incident took place after the suspect was allowed to take shelter at the victim's house by her parents, who then left the victim at home alone and went out to their farm because they believed the suspect was trustworthy. The arrest was made after the victim's parents returned home and called the police.
RESORT SERIOUS ON KEEPING OFF GRASS
Yun Chanthea, 14, of Battambang province was attacked and severely wounded in the head by three security guards for walking on the lawn at Wat Phnom resort in Wat Phnom commune, in the capital's Daun Penh district, on Tuesday night. The victim fainted and was taken to a local hospital by his family, who had been touring the area with him.
UNSAVOURY SIBLINGS TOSSED IN CLINK
Two brothers were arrested last Thursday by police in Phnom Penh's Chroy Changvar commune, Russey Keo district, for stealing spare car parts. The arrested were Loh Sakirin, 22, and Loh Hanafi, 26, both of Chhroy Changvar commune. They were also charged with stealing a machine from 55-year-old Ry Borin's boat, and with breaking into the home of 52-year-old Hy Channy to steal two cell phones and US$410. Victims said that the brothers had been a menace to villagers for quite some time.