CHILD KILLED WHILE WALKING TO SCHOOL
A 7-year-old Korki Primary School student, Saing Sovannaroth, died instantly in an accident that happened on National Road 1, in Korki commune, Kien Svay district, Kandal province on Wednesday morning while he was walking to school with his brother. He was hit head-on by a speeding motorbike that was being driven by Ly Menghak, a 19-year-old male living in Khsom village, Banteay Daek commune, Kien Svay district.
6-YR-OLD RUN OVER BY TRUCK, KILLED
A 6-year-old girl was run over by a truck and died instantly from a fractured skull. She jumped down onto the road to pick up a hat that had been blown off her mother's head while they were riding a bicycle. Police said the accident happened on National Road 5 in Morn Chae village, Prey Nhy commune, Pursat town, on Tuesday evening.
AUSTRALIAN Man FOUND DEAD IN ROOM
An Australian tourist died at the Royal Highness Hotel located on Street 172 in Cheychumneah commune, Daun Penh district, Phnom Penh, on Tuesday afternoon. According to the police, the man died of a drug overdose, as drugs were found in his room.
DRUNKEN MAN RAZES HOUSE: POLICE
A drunken man was rushed to hospital after he was seriously hurt after setting his house on fire. He
had started the blaze while he was drunk and chased his wife and all his children away. The incident happened on Monday afternoon in Chambak village, Hab commune, Koas Krala district, Battambang province. Police identified the man as 32-year-old Khnat Vin. Most of his household possessions were destroyed.
POLICE ARREST TWO SUSPECTED RAPISTS
Mong Russei police on Tuesday arrested two suspected rapists. Phun Leub, 23, from Manaok village, Talors commune, Moung Russei district, Battambang province, allegedly raped a 20-year-old widow in August 2007. Long Savy, 42, who lives in Phlov Bambaek village, Prey Svay commune, Moung Russei district, Battambang province, allegedly raped his 12-year-old daughter in 2007. The arrests were made following the release of arrest warrants by Battambang provincial court.