Search form

Login - Register | FOLLOW US ON

Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Worker gets $2K to build home, digs hole

Worker gets $2K to build home, digs hole

A construction worker dug himself into a hole in Phnom Penh’s Choam Chao district, getting himself arrested on Monday for alleged extortion.

His purported victim complained to police that she contracted the man to build her a home for $2,000, but all the charlatan did was dig a hole in the ground before demanding an extra five grand.

The pair reached a stalemate with the stubborn swindler refusing to return the original payment, until police took him into custody, holding him until he agreed to compensate his customer.

KOH SANTEPHEAP

0

Comments

Please, login or register to post a comment

Latest Video

Explore the durian and rubber farms of Kampong Cham

Take a drive north of Kampong Cham, past the dirt roads and the dense greenery.

Kem Sokha talks politics, power and Hun Sen

Kem Sokha, leader of the Cambodia National Rescue Party, sat down with The Post’s Alex Willemyns and Mech Dara to discuss his supporters’ initial disappointment with this year’s

The final results from the National Election Committee for the June 4 commune elections show the Cambodian People’s Party taking 1,156 communes to

NEC officials tally votes during a recount last week in Phnom Penh.

Cambodia’s National Election Committee last week rejected 33 of 61 complaints filed over the conduct of June 4’s commune election, according to a s