AUSTRALIAN RIPS OFF SEX WORKER
An Australian man and a Cambodian sex worker were brought into Chroy Changvar commune police station after an argument about not paying enough for buying sex for two nights. The woman said she could not accept US$70 because the man had had sex with her several times during the two nights. The argument surprised neighbours who brought them to the police station. The man was ordered to pay the woman $30 more and $80 to have their names left off the report.
BOY HIT ON HEAD WITH SOY SAUCE BOTTLE
A 17-year-old boy was being treated at hospital for head injuries while another two boys were being detained by police after allegedly seriously injuring a boy with a bottle of soy sauce at a bread shop Monday in Chamkamorn district, Phnom Penh. Police said that two groups of several gangsters were eating bread on the sidewalk and, while eating, began a verbal dispute.
MEN ARRESTED FOR HUMAN TRAFFICKING
Two men were arrested Monday for allegedly preparing to send 10 boys across the Thai border to be sold as fishermens' labourers. The 10 boys confirmed before the police that they decided to go along with the two men as they had talked with their parents about working in Thailand for high salaries.
DRUNKEN MAN HITS WIFE, FATHER
A drunken man was arrested after seriously wounding his father on the head with a piece of wood Saturday in Kandal province. Police said the man, Chok Vanna, 29, returned home drunk and started to curse his wife, Toeuy Toan, 22. He then asked for a divorce at the commune office, but when they went, the commune chief asked them to reconcile. When they came home, he hit his wife and his father for trying to stop him hitting his wife.
KILLER OF ‘DRUNK' WOMAN UNKNOWN
Police say they have not yet found the killer of a 52-year-old woman in Kampong Cham province who was found dead Tuesday with wounds to the face. Tbong Khmum police said that according to neighbours, the woman was always drunk and verbally abusive. The police said they will try to catch the perpetrator.