CONDOM SELLER FATALLY STABBED
Three out of a suspected five construction workers were arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of a condom salesman with a piece of steel. The incident happened on June 15 at midnight on Street 70 in Srah Chak commune, Daun Penh district. The victim was Sar Laen, a 38-year-old man who rented a room on Street 70. The motive remains unknown.
MAN BEATEN WITH GUN, ROBBED OF BIKE
A man was hit in the head with a shotgun and had his motorbike stolen while he was riding with his girlfriend. The event happened at around 1:30am on June 15 on Street 70, Tuol Kork village, Tuol Sangke commune, Russey Keo district. The victim, Sari Haririth, 22, from Russey Keo, has been taken to Calmette Hospital. The two robbers escaped.
4 SOLDIERS ARRESTED FOR KILLING JOURNO
Four soldiers from Brigade 8, stationed at the border between Oddar Meanchey and Preah Vihear provinces, were arrested by police at Preah Vihear province on Friday in connection with the killing and robbing of a journalist and his relative the day before. Nhaung Sovan, 45, from Paliley village, Poipet commune and district, Banteay Meanchey province, and his niece were shot dead while driving from Poipet to Preah Vihear province. After killing them, police said the suspects took Nhaung Sovan's car and his 400,000 riels (US$100) and escaped the scene.
KARAOKE STAR HURT IN MYSTERY ATTACK
Karaoke star U Disco was wounded in the foot by two gunmen. U Disco was eating and drinking with his friends at Mitt La'or restaurant on Street 233 in Phsar Depo commune, Tuol Kork district Friday at 2am when the incident happened. Witnesses said three security guards at the restaurant had a conflict with three customers the previous night. Police said this clash caused the attack.
THIEVES STEAL FOUR SEWAGE COVERS
Four sewage covers were removed and broken down into recycled steel by thieves. They told villagers it was according to an order from City Hall. When villagers notified local authorities, the thieves wrapped up the steel and ran away. Later, the villagers found there was no City Hall order. By then, the thieves had escaped.