FOUR-YEAR-OLD BOYS DROWN
Phlork Mon and Pi Vipor, two four-year-old boys from Kanh Chreach district in Prey Veng province, were found dead by their parents at noon last Monday after they had drowned in the pool behind their houses.
DRUG-DEALING DUO DETAINED
Two drug dealers, Men Mardy, 20, and Van Sao, 26, were arrested in Russey Keo commune, Phnom Penh on Friday night. The police searched the duo from Svay Rieng province because they were standing on the road in a suspicious manner, and found 15 pills and six small plastic bags of drugs on them.
MAN HAS HEAD SLICED IN DRUG ROBBERY
Sok San, a 22-year-old man, was cut in the head with a blade and robbed of his money and watch in the Tuol Kork district of Phnom Penh on Thursday evening. Two suspects, Keo Ratha, 23, and Rath Bora, 24, who police say are drug addicts, were arrested shortly after they had made their escape from the scene.
POLICE NAB ALLEGED GOLD ROBBER
Prum You, 37, deputy editor-in-chief of Kampuchea Pachobon and a member of a natural resource conservation organisation, was arrested at his home in Sam Pouv Meas district, Pursat province, on Saturday morning. Police said Prum You, who was carrying a small firearm at the time of arrest, is accused of participating in three gold robberies this year in Pursat and Kampong Chhnang provinces. Police are currently searching for his accomplices.
MAN THROWS AX AT BROTHER-IN-LAW
Ou Khbam hurled an ax at his brother-in-law, Chan Roeun,12, at 8pm on December 12 in Kratie. According to Ou Khbam's father, Pal Tha, Ou Khbam was drunk and angry at his wife, which he claims is a common occurrence. Pal Tha described the situation as an accident and insisted that the police not arrest his son but instead educate him about his error.
DRUG DEALER CAUGHT WITH 667 YABA PILLS
Thmor Puok, a 29-year-old man, was arrested in the afternoon of December 13 after police found 667 Yaba pills and a small firearm in his house in Thmor Puok district, Banteay Meanchey province. He was sent to the provincial court.