JEALOUS WOMAN BEATS UP HUSBAND
Phan Pov, 35, was arrested after she struck her husband Tin Thang Chhaly, 32, on the head with a wooden stick in a jealous rage in Ta Lor commune, Bakan district, Pursat province Wednesday. Tin Thang Chhaly, a Thai national, married Phan Pov eight years ago when she lived in Bangkok. The police said that Phan Pov was angry with her husband because he spent a night with another woman during his trip to Battambang city to buy fish. Phan Pov has been released from police custody after reconciling with her husband.
LOVE TRIANGLE ENDS IN TEARS
Chom Korn, 51, a military officer, was arrested and sent to Stung Treng provincial court after he struck Chhim Sara, 47, on the back of the head with an axe Thursday. The police said that the two men were both in love with Ney Srey, 40, a farmer, and on the night of the attack Chom Korn discovered the other two together in a cottage on the woman's farm.
MAN RAPES GRANDDAUGHTER
Khen Phay, 48, was arrested by the police and sent to Banteay Meanchey provincial court on charges of raping his 12-year-old granddaughter Friday. Sun Savuth, O'Chrov district police chief, said that the incident occurred when the girl stayed at her grandfather's house overnight after having a fight with her mother on September 22. Khen Phay said that he raped his granddaughter because he had "sexual feelings" towards her.
MEN STEAL FROM GARMENT FACTORY
A group of four men were arrested by the police after they stole property from a garment factory in Dangkor district Friday. The four arrested were Vong Vuthy, 25, Cheat Vanak, 26, Soth Phanny, 20, and Heng Pros, 20. Three other accomplices fled. The police said that the men had stolen the property of villagers and garment factories around the area before.
GANGSTERS INJURE THREE AT PAGODA
Horn Chhorn, 19, Khien Chanthet, 19, Sang Chhnong, 17, and Sao Chantra, 17, are on the run after they seriously injured three people at three different pagoda dances in the Boval and Sanker districts, Battambang province Wednesday. The police said the group of young men are local gangsters who have frequently beat up attendees at local pagoda dances.