ILLICIT DRINKS SHOP OWNER ARRESTED
Ros Sopheap, 29, who was running a drinks shop called Peil Reatrey out of a rented apartment in Daun Penh district, Phnom Penh, was arrested by Chamkarmon police on Friday for allegedly destroying the property of Chhun Saovry, the owner of the apartment. The rental contract was about to expire, and the owner had required Ros Sopheap to repair damage to the apartment. She claimed to have made the repairs and was waiting for Chhun Saovry to inspect the apartment when she was arrested.
DRUNKEN DRIVER DEMOLISHES POle
Ly Pich, 24, from Tuol Kork district in Phnom Penh, was arrested and released on Friday after crashing his car into a lamp post because he was driving drunk. The accident happened near Daem Kor market on Mao Tse-tung Boulevard. No one was injured, but the car was severely damaged. Police said the driver must pay for the post, which was completely broken.
ENGAGEMENT PARTY ATTACKED BY BOMBS
Eight people were severely injured Saturday by a bomb attack at an engagement party in Mong Russei district, Battambang province. The injured were taken to a provincial hospital by family members. The attackers were not known, but police said there was a fight between gangsters at another location before the attack and that some of the gangsters had run into the engagement party.
THREE MEN BUSTED OVER YAMA PILLS
Police on Thursday arrested three men - Chan Sary, 18, Phorn Phal, 26, and Kim Savinh, 18 - for possession of 19 yama, or methamphetamine, pills in Sampov Loun district, Battambang.
DRUNKEN BOXER BASHES FAMILY
Pring Seng Ly, a 25-year-old boxer, was arrested on Tuesday for beating his 22-year-old wife, Kao Chea, and 62-year-old father in law, Kao Chheng, the day before in Krabao village, Kampong Samnanh commune, Takhmao town, Kandal province. The beatings occurred after Pring Seng Ly returned home with friends to drink. His wife asked him to stop drinking when she saw that he was very drunk, which made him angry.
WOMAN PULLED FROM MOTO, ROBBED
Uch Somary, 35, from Prampi Makara district in Phnom Pehn, was taken to Calmette Hospital on Thursday after being severely injured when robbers snatched her bag and pulled her off a motorbike while she was riding home along Monivong Boulevard. She lost a cell phone and some money. The suspects escaped safely.