MAN SENTENCED FOR LAND FRAUD
Nuon Sary was arrested by Interior Ministry police Wednesday for using fake documents to buy government concession land in Kampong Os commune, Ponhea Leu district, Kandal province in 2007. The man was sentenced to two years in prison in absentia on August 8 and was on the run until the police apprehended him this week.
MAN ARRESTED FOR BEATING UP MOTHER
Man Synath, 27, was arrested by police for physically assaulting his mother Phuong Ly, 50, after she refused to give him 30,000 riels for alcohol in Thmor village, Kork Por commune, Borey Chulasa district, Takeo province Wednesday. The neighbours said Man Synath beat his mother often and stole money from her on numerous occasions in the past. The police have now sent the man to court.
MAN FALLS INTO PAGODA WELL
An unidentified body was discovered in a well at Leu Pagoda in Commune 1, Mitapheap district, Sihanoukville Tuesday. The police said that the man accidentally fell into the well when drunk. Local residents suspect foul play.
MAN ENTERS THE WRONG ROOM
Akhorn Reum, 21, was arrested by Kandal provincial police for trespassing after he tried to visit his lover and accidentally entered her sister's bedroom in Loh Thom district, Kandal province at 12:30pm Monday.
FOUR MARIJUANA USERS ARRESTED
A gang of four drug users was arrested for smoking marijuana by Phsa Thmey 3 police at 8:30pm Tuesday. The men are between the ages of 25 and 27 and some of them are homeless. The police confiscated an undisclosed amount of drugs, but they did not send them to Daun Penh district police station.
THREE MEN ATTACK A LONELY MAN
A gang of three men were arrested by police for attacking and injuring a lonely man, Yem Sroth, who was riding his motorbike in Rorng Banle village, Svay Rieng commune, Svay Rieng province at 7:30pm Sunday. The trio attacked Yem Sroth because he quarrelled with them before.