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Second-storey man’s reputation preceded him

Publication date 22 January 2018 | 07:09 | ICT

Instead of using his Spider-Man-like powers for good, a villager in Kampong Thom province’s Santuk district chose to scale a house yesterday to grab some cash and jewellery from inside.



  • Woman assaulted after questioning her KTV bill

    Publication date 18 January 2018 | 19:58 | ICT

    An episode at a capital KTV had the air of a reality TV meltdown when a woman was hit on the head by staff after trying to haggle over her bill early yesterday.

  • Takeo cattle hustler is caught double fisted

    Publication date 18 January 2018 | 19:58 | ICT

    A Takeo province thief was leading one cow with each hand, thinking he’d made good on his bovine burglary, when he was spotted by one of the beasts’ owners and caught on Tuesday in Samrong district.

  • An unsuspecting rider had no fall-back plan

    Publication date 18 January 2018 | 19:59 | ICT

    One drug user evidently forgot to tell his buddy to hold on when they whipped a U-turn in an effort to avoid cops in Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district yesterday.

  • Jailbird’s freedom lasts just a couple of hours

    Publication date 18 January 2018 | 19:59 | ICT

    A prisoner only managed to make it halfway through a jailbreak before being captured by Pailin province authorities.

  • Sihanoukville party turns into a brawl

    Publication date 17 January 2018 | 08:48 | ICT

    There ain’t no party like a Sihanoukville party ’cause a Sihanoukville party ends with 20 Chinese nationals beating each other – or at least such was the case on Monday.

  • Three escape, two get beating in bag snatching

    Publication date 17 January 2018 | 08:49 | ICT

    Two out of five wasn’t bad, but it was the snatched bag that got away on Monday night when capital authorities chased down a group of thieves in Tuol Kork district.

  • Man arrested for trying to pawn fake jewellery

    Publication date 17 January 2018 | 08:49 | ICT

    It was three rings to rule them all – or at least have the power to get one man arrested – in Stung Treng province on Monday when a suspect tried pawning some fake jewellery at a market in the province’s capital city.

  • This gang must be the party supplier

    Publication date 17 January 2018 | 08:50 | ICT

    Military Police turned up a shopping list’s worth of evidence after a bust in Banteay Meanchey province yesterday.

  • Kampot cockfighting coterie collared

    Publication date 17 January 2018 | 09:12 | ICT

    No one was able to fly the coop when authorities in Kampot province’s Teuk Chhou district cracked down on a cockfighting ring, arresting six men.

  • Sihanoukville ‘soldiers’ taken in over fake plates

    Publication date 15 January 2018 | 08:56 | ICT

    Sihanoukville police took a wild guess that four Chinese men they stopped on Saturday weren’t actually members of the Cambodian armed forces, despite what their licence plates said.