MAN STRANGLED WITH BELT
Chab Samaneth, 30, and Kao Vathanak, 25 were arrested on Friday and stand accused of murdering their friend, Leang Chantha, 29, Tuol Kork district, Phnom Penh. The victim was strangled with a belt and his body was dumped in a ditch by the side of Road 598. The Police said the murder was premeditated, with the primary objective being the victim's car. Police sources said they believed Chab Samaneth killed the victim and Kao Vathanak, the victim's friend, planned the crime.
ILLEGAL GUN USER ARRESTED
Phy Ly, 43, was arrested on Thursday for shooting his friend after an argument at O'Sam Yong village, Battambang province. The suspect is due to be charged with using a gun illegally.
PICKPOCKET BEATEN BY ANGRY VICTIM
Long Pheap, 29, was beaten by the woman she was attempting to steal 200,000 riels from at 9:30pm on the Friday in Rokar village, Kandal province. The thief had her hand in the victim's pocket when she was discovered, and was severely beaten by the woman and nearby sellers before she was handed over to the police.
CHILD RAPIST ARRESTED
Soeun Ban, 19 was arrested Thursday in Kampong Prak village, Pursat province, for raping a six-year-old girl. The man was arrested at the victim's house, and lived in the same village as the victim.
TWO MOTORBIKE THIEVES CAUGHT
Sek Dara, 25, and Poun Udom, a homeless man whose age is unknown, were arrested on Thursday in Chrey Kaorng village, Chamkarmon district, Phnom Penh, for stealing a Honda motorbike. The stolen motorbike was found in a house that neighbours and police sources claim routinely buys goods from local thieves.