HIGH SCHOOL GANGS INTERRUPT CLASS
A group of 15 students from Veal Rinh High School in Sihanoukville attacked students from Hun Sen Prek Tnaot High School while they were having class. One Prek Tnaot student, Ror Maeth, 19, was severely injured with a cut on the head from a blade. According to the attackers, the fight was revenge on the students, who had ridden motorbikes in very disorderly manner near their school the day before and chased them. They have now been arrested by police.
GUILTY ROBBER CAUGHT ESCAPING
Police clashed with a motorbike driver in Phnom Penh when he refused to pull over. The police chased the bike, and the driver and passengers, who shot two times at the police. When the police shot back, two of the passengers jumped off the motorbike and escaped. Pich Thea, who was the driver, could not escape and was arrested by the police. After the inquiry, he confessed that he had been involved in three robberies.
DRUNK MAN BURNS HOUSE IN ANGER
Kim Chivorn, 25, was arrested by police after he burned down his house in Pursat province because he had been angry with his mother. According to Kim Chivorn, his mother had scolded him when he was drunk with drinking too much palm wine. At the request of his wife and mother, the police did not detain him. They just educated him and let him go back home.
LAND DISPUTE ENDS IN WIDOW'S DEATH
A widow was killed and her body dropped into a well near her house in Kampong Chhnang province. The body was found by her daughter when she drew water from the well on Wednesday morning. According to police, the victim was Nuon Saman, 47. who had had a conflict with her neighbours about a land boundary, which had not yet been resolved.
'LOVE MAGICIAN' ON MURDER CHARGES
Dout Seleh, 42, from Sihanoukville, was arrested by the police for allegedly killing and robbing a woman three years ago. He called himself a love magician and was colluding with his wife when they killed and robbed Dul Veu, 42, on June 22, 2005. Dul Veu was staying at the magician's house so that he could make the love magic work for her, as she was worried that her husband was having an affair.