A married couple has been arrested in Kampong Cham province’s Batheay district on suspicion of poisoning dogs and selling their meat for human consumption. Oeum Yun, district police chief, said the couple had been dropping a mixture of pork and poison in the streets of numerous districts across Kampong Cham, before returning later to collect the carcasses of canines that had consumed the food. “We arrested them as they came back to collect the dogs that died after eating the poisonous food,” he said. Oeum Yun said he was aware of about 30 dogs, including two of his own, that had gone missing in recent months, but added that the suspects had admitted to obtaining and selling about 200 canines. He said that the couple, arrested on Tuesday, had been selling the meat to customers in Phnom Penh.
Couple accused of dog poisoning, selling meat
- US names new ambassador to Cambodia
US President Donald Trump on Friday appointed W Patrick Murphy as the new US Ambassador to Cambodia, replacing incumbent William A Heidt. A press release posted on the White House’s website said nominee W Patrick Murphy is currently acting principal deputy assistant secretary at
- Kingdom is at a crossroads between East, West after poll
It was dubbed a success by caretaker prime minister Hun Sen after the electoral victory of his Cambodian People’s Party (CPP), which is poised to take all seats in the National Assembly. But the July 29 national election has not been positively looked at by
- Chinese influence to sweep Kingdom?
Growing Cambodia-China ties have seen the latter’s influence sweep across the Kingdom through increased investments and tourism. The Asian giant has become the leading source of foreign funds in Cambodia, fuelling the construction sector with huge casino and hotel projects. Much of the growth
- Final poll results confirm first single-party Assembly
IN an unprecedented situation in Cambodian politics, the official results of the July 29 national elections have declared that the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) will take all 125 seats in the National Assembly on the back of it receiving 76 per cent of the votes. The National