ONE DEAD AFTER FALL FROM TREE
Naey Nith, a 20-year-old palm sugar maker, died after falling from a palm tree in Pursat province. Relatives said the victim enjoyed sleeping in palm trees.
MAN STEALS BIKE TO AVOID SCOLDING
May Rein, a 24-year-old motorbike driver in Phnom Penh, was arrested Saturday after allegedly stealing a motorbike. Police said the suspect decided to steal the bike because his own bike had been stolen and he was afraid of being scolded by his wife.
GARBAGE FIRE TRIGGERS UXO
Srey Rum,17, and her mother Thoen, 39, were injured Monday after an explosion in Banteay Meanchey province. The victims were injured while burning garbage around their house to keep warm. The explosion was believed to have been caused by an unexploded ordnance.
POLICE NAB FUGITIVE NECKLACE SNATCHER
Lun Srey Ny, 22, was arrested Thursday after snatching a necklace from a child walking in a market in Kampong Cham province. Police said the necklace-snatching woman had been evading authorities for two years.
MAN ARRESTED FOR RAPING DAUGHTER
Raing Sim, 42, was arrested Saturday for allegedly raping his 11-year-old daughter. The man allegedly raped his daughter while his wife was out because she was getting "more beautiful".
MAN RAPES WOMAN IN SEARCH OF HUSBAND
Ly Lorn, 42, was arrested Sunday for allegedly raping a woman who had enlisted his help to search for her husband. On Friday, the woman, Maong May, 37, reportedly asked the man to drive her around on his moto to search for her husband. The accused was reported to police by the victim, who lives in the same village as the man.