MAN MOLESTS THREE-YEAR-OLD GIRL
Heang Yuth, 26, was arrested on Friday for sexually abusing a three-year-old girl in Kbal Spean village in Banteay Meanchey's O'Chrov district. According to a complaint made to police by the victim's grandfather, the suspect had been told to stop touching the girl many times already, but he kept doing it.
THREE DIE IN DANCE PARTY VIOLENCE
Security guards Yom Sam Ol, 24, and Thach Ra, 20, and local man Van Phat, 24, were killed in a fight at a dance party on Saturday in Prey Tea village in Phnom Penh's Dangkor district. A group of guards from CSN Security had gathered to drink and dance when another group, including Van Phat, joined to dance. A violent fight broke out involving knives, sticks and rocks, resulting in the death of three men and four others injured. Police arrested seven men from both sides.
TWO ARRESTED FOR HEROIN SMUGGLING
Taiwanese citizens Liu Kuo Woen, 40, and Lin Yung Chun, 24, were caught allegedly attempting to smuggle 470.2g of heroin at Phnom Penh airport on Saturday. The pair were booked on flight DR266 to Hong Kong when they were found with eight plastic bags of suspected heroin tied around their thighs. They were sent to the anti-drug trafficking office of the Ministry of Interior.
TWO ARRESTED OVER GANG MURDER
Meng Prousa, 21, died from injuries sustained from an attack by a gang of eight men on Wednesday in Sanlong village in Kandal's Khsach Kandal district. The victim was returning home with friends from a theatre when they were attacked with sticks by the rival gang, who had a previous dispute with them. Police have arrested gang members Me Ta, 16, and Naut Math, 19, over the assault, and are still hunting for the other six suspects.
GERMAN DIES TWO DAYS AFTER FALL
German citizen Klaus Dieter Rubloff, 65, died on Thursday after sustaining severe injuries from a fall in Wat village in Kratie town. The man had lost his balance while sitting waiting for a bus on December 2, falling down the river bank. He was taken to the local hospital. The patient had refused the doctor's orders to travel to Phnom Penh for treatment, opting to stay one more day in Kratie. At 7:00am Thursday, police were informed by staff at the hotel where Rubloff stayed that he had died.