BULLET-PROOF MAN FOILS ROBBERY
A group of armed men are on the run after a foiled robbery attempt in Svay Pak village, Prongel commune, Phnom Kravanh district, Pursat province Thursday. Sorn Him, 23, chased the group of men after they tried to steal buffalo from outside his house and could not believe his luck when all the bullets fired by the men missed him. One of the bullets went under Sorn Him's armpit and damaged his shirt but did not hurt him. The group of would-be-robbers fled, leaving the buffalo behind.
POLICEMAN STEPS ON MAN'S NECK
Kang Chet, a police officer, 35, is on the run after he assaulted and killed Im Moun, 65, in Svay village, Beoung Raing commune, Kamrieng district, Battambang province. The police officer hit, kicked and stepped on Im Moun's neck after the man did not listen to him when he tried to break up an argument between him and his wife. Im Moun was taken to a district hospital but did not survive.
LANDLADY AND DOPE SMOKERS ARRESTED
Hout Vuthy, 21, Nong Sareoun, 21, Sok Pheng, 20, and their landlady Nong Born, 52, were arrested at 3:15pm in Kbal Hong village, Prey Pteas commune, Sampov Meas district, Pursat province on Wednesday. The three young men have been charged with smoking cannabis and the landlady has been charged with providing a place for using drugs. All four have now been re-educated by police and released. If they commit the crime again, they will be tried in accordance with Cambodian law.
ASSAULT WITH WOODEN STICKS
Lim Zy, 27, Sy Prus, 49, and Chheoung Cheat, 33, were arrested for severely wounding their four neighbours in Village 5, Prek Khsai commune, Peamro district, Prey Veng at 9pm Friday. The group of three men entered their neighbours' house and assaulted them with wooden sticks. The reason for the assault has not yet been determined by the police.
KNIFE ATTACK AT A DANCE PARTY
Ouk Nary, 23, was arrested at 11am Thursday for attacking three people at a dance party on November 3, 2007. Chin Sopheaktra, 22, Riem Ratana, 21, and Khlang Sambath, 22, all sustained injuries in the attack. Ouk Nary is the third person to be arrested by the police in connection with the incident.