A royal Cambodian Armed Forces soldier was charged yesterday for shooting and injuring two people at a Phnom Penh karaoke club, said Sok Roeun, deputy prosecutor at the Municipal Court. Sok Sovann, 30, became drunk at West Karaoke in Tuol Kork district on February 10 and shot two people with a K-59 pistol after an argument, Muong Yorng, a district police officer said. Sok Sovann was arrested at about 2am and his weapon was confiscated. The victims, aged 21 and 19, were being treated at a local hospital for gunshot wounds to the buttocks and right thigh, Muong Yorng said.
Soldier charged over karaoke club shooting
- Prince injured, wife dies after accident
THE wife of former First Prime Minister Prince Norodom Ranariddh, Ouk Phalla, 39, died while the prince was “severely” injured following a road accident in Preah Sihanouk province’s Prey Nub district on Sunday morning, officials said. Rananriddh, who is also the president of the Funcinpec
- Guards protest dismissals, reject claims of sharing naked photos of child
Some 20 former security guards at the US Embassy in Phnom Penh protested on Tuesday against their dismissal. They accused their employers of falsely claiming they had viewed and shared child pornography from their mobile phones as grounds for their termination. In total, 32 personnel were dismissed
- We’re going to Wisney World!
More than 6,000 mostly Chinese attendees witnessed the inauguration ceremony of a $1 billion Sihanoukville resort project called Wisney World in the capital on Wednesday. The event on Koh Pich, attended by several senior Cambodian government officials, is a joint venture between China’s AMC International and
- Funcinpec urges probe into deadly Preah Sihanouk accident
THE Funcinpec party has urged the government, especially the Ministry of Interior, to investigate the traffic accident in Preah Sihanouk province which left Prince Norodom Ranariddh badly injured and his wife Ouk Phalla dead. Funcinpec Vice President You Hokry told reporters at Botum Votey pagoda,