Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Court charges man who slit woman’s throat

Court charges man who slit woman’s throat

Court charges man who slit woman’s throat

A man accused of killing a woman by slitting her throat in a botched robbery in Svay Rieng province was charged with her murder at the provincial court on Monday.

The court spokesperson Tep Phalla said police arrested Touch Nuoch, 33, on Saturday in connection with the crime.

On Monday, Nuoch was charged under Article 199 of the Criminal Code, punishable with a maximum of 15 years imprisonment.

Provincial police serious crimes office chief Kim Lai told The Post that the neighbours found the victim, Chab Pak, 63, with her throat slit at approximately 10:20am on Saturday.


  • Archeologists find ancient phallic statue

    An archeological team has found a metre-long tipless stone linga (penis) of the Hindu deity Shiva in the foundations of a temple in Kratie province’s historical Samphu Borak area, a former capital of the pre-Angkor Empire Chenla period. Thuy Chanthourn, the deputy director of

  • China steel company relocates to Cambodia

    Chinese state-owned iron and steel company China Baowu Steel Group Corp Ltd has unveiled plans to relocate its blast furnaces from Xinjiang Autonomous Region in the northwest of China to Cambodia, which will be the first overseas Baowu production plant, a Reuters report on Wednesday

  • Chinese push up Sihanoukville property prices

    The presence of Chinese investors and tourists in Sihanoukville continued to push real estate transactions and increase prices in the city, with major construction activities underway, say property insiders. Previously, local property insiders predicted that real estate transactions in Preah Sihanouk province would begin to

  • Gov’t unconcerned by Kem Sokha ‘release’ bill tabled in US Senate

    The government was unconcerned by a bill put to the US Senate last week that demands the “release” of Kem Sokha, the president of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), its spokesman told The Post on Wednesday. The bill also calls for the