DRUNK MOTO DRIVERDEAD IN BRIDGE CRASH
One man died and another was severely injured in a motorbike accident on National Road 5 in Chrey Bak village and commune, Kampong Chhnang province, on Wednesday night. Suy Sam An, 28, from Trapaing Mteis village, Svay Chuk commune, Samaki Meanchey district, died when his motorbike struck the truss of a bridge. His passenger, Bou Sim, 26, from Thmar Ed village and commune, Kampong Tralach district, was taken to an area hospital. The two men were drunk and speeding on their way home from a wedding party.
TEEN DIES IN FALL AT GARMENT FACTORY
Kong Kear, a 19-year-old employee of the Bayon Garmet factory in Tuol Kork village, Tuol Sangke commune, Russey Keo district, Phnom Penh, died on Friday at Calmette Hospital after falling from the first floor of the factory and hitting a rooftop pulley while carrying materials upstairs. Police said the victim's head was severely broken.
MOM TURNS DRUNKEN SON IN TO POLICE
Kim Sovan, 32, was arrested by police on Wednesday in Svay Porng Trang village, Koh Anlung Chen commune, Sa'ang district, Kandal province, after his mother, Eang Thorn, 64, reported him to police for hitting her and destroying property during a bout of drunkenness.
MAN ARRESTED FOR RAPE OF YOUNG GIRL
Khoeun Vireak, 20, was arrested by police in Prey Chas commune, Ek Phnom district, Battambang province, Friday on suspicion of raping a six-year-old girl the previous day. Police have accused him of capturing the girl while she was returning home from a family visit and carrying her off to a quiet place. Khoeun Vireak was arrested after he was reported to the police by the victim's family.