MOTORBIKE RIDERS KILLED IN COLLISION
Two motorbike riders were killed and another injured when a car driven by a tourist crashed into a motorbike in Preahnet Preah district, Banteay Meanchey province Saturday. Only one of the victims was known - Paek, 20, of Chrub Chas.
MAN ARRESTED FOR RAPE AND MURDER
Police have arrested a 19-year-old man from Kampong Speu province for allegedly raping and slaying 31-year-old Say Aun in November last year. Korm Choy, who escaped three days after the murder, said the victim was in love with him and he killed her over fears she would force him to marry her.
AFRICANS ARRESTED IN SIHANOUKVILLE
Two men from Cameroon have been arrested for allegedly using fake US dollar bills in Sihanoukville. According to police, Bert Nor Piata, 33, and Paul Jean Fotso, 32, entered Cambodia from Bangkok in November last year despite Fotso not having a passport. Police say the pair had attempted to recruit Cambodians to help traffic fake money.
WOMAN FOUND DEAD; SUICIDE SUSPECTED
A 28-year-old woman was found dead Saturday morning in a room she rented in Sangke district, Battambang province. The landlord, Chheung Ya, 61, broke down the door of her room and found Chea Bunly after not having seen her for a long time. Police believe she had committed suicide after being abandoned by her boyfriend.
BOY ARRESTED AFTER RAPING 10-YEAR-OLD
A 17-year-old male was arrested for abducting and raping a 10-year-old girl while she was sleeping Wednesday with her grandmother in Dambae district, Kampong Cham province. The victim was lucky to survive after being severely beaten by the suspect who, after raping her, hanged her on a tree with a piece of cloth.
MOTORBIKE THIEVES CAUGHT BY POLICE
Three men were arrested Thursday for allegedly stealing a motorbike. Meung Saroeun, 23, Chan Thol, 18, and Seng Makara, 20, are accused of breaking into Phka Chhouk Restaurant and stealing the motorbike at 3am Thursday. The restaurant owner reported the case.