PROSTITUTE NABBED FOR STEALING CASH
A sex worker was arrested by police Monday on charges of stealing from a client at Heng Heng Guesthouse, in Phnom Penh's Tuol Kork district. Seng Horn, 27, was alleged to have taken US$1,400, a cell phone and 350,000 riels from 40-year-old Morn Phally while in a room at the establishment.
MAN ARRESTED FOR BEATING FATHER
Police arrested a 26-year-old man, Ath Ol, in Kbal Chroy village, Leuk Daek district, after he beat his father unconscious Monday morning. Mom Ath, 62, was taken to a nearby hospital suffering serious head wounds. Ath Ol maintained the violence was brought on by his father.
PETROL TRUCK KILLS TWO, INJURES ONE
Two people were killed and one seriously injured Wednesday morning in a hit-and-run between a petroleum truck and motorbike on Monivong Bridge in Chhbar Ampov commune. Chum Cheit, 45, and Lim Kheng, 40, of Kandal province were killed on impact, while Siem Chheng, female, 29, of Phnom Penh was taken to hospital with serious injuries. The truck driver escaped before police arrived at the scene.
ECCC STAFFER ROBBED OF JEWELS
A diamond-encrusted necklace, bangle and ring along with 25 Pailin gems, three passports and US$2,000 were among the booty of a burglar who broke into a house in Boeung Keng Kang 1 commune, Phnom Penh this week. The victim, Ching Bunleng, 37, who works at Cambodia's Extraordinary Chambers, was at work Tuesday morning when the thief pilfered the valuables from his home, leaving no trace.
GERMAN FOUND DEAD IN S'VILLE
A German man was found dead in his rented room in Sun Set Bungalow Villa in Sangkat 3, Sihanouk onTuesday evening from a suspected drug overdose. The body of 35-year-old Andreas Siegfried Hartl, who arrived in Sihanoukville a week earlier, was discovered by the hostel owner and handed over to police.