BIKE CRASH KILLS ONE, INJURES THREE
Vietnamese teen Yaing Than Lou, 16, was killed when two motorbikes crashed on Wednesday in Lou village in Phnom Penh's Russey Keo district. Three other passengers were taken to hospital.
PHONE THIEVES CAUGHT REDHANDED
Kim Touch, 19, and Aun Mao, 18, were arrested by police on Monday immediately after stealing a cell phone from market seller Em Rum, 29, at Ang Ta Som market in Takeo's Tram Kak district. The men were sent to court on Wednesday.
MAN ARRESTED FOR STEALING FROM MONK
Police arrested a man on Wednesday for breaking into a monk's residence in Srah Kraing Banteay Pagoda in Pich Entrea village in Takeo's Samroang district. The man was seen entering the house through the roof on Monday, while the monk was out, and stole money and a DVD player. The monk made a report to police on discovering his property was stolen, with information on the robber's identity given by pagoda boys and nuns.
CHEATED OF MOTO BY EX-GIRLFRIEND
Suon Chhay, 20, was cheated of his motorbike by ex-girlfriend, Seang Lyly, who works as a beer girl at Soup Phnom Phleung Restaurant near the TVK station in Phnom Penh. The victim had originally made a statement to police saying that he had been robbed by three armed men. However, an inquiry revealed that Suon Chhay had actually lent the bike to Seang Lyly on Tuesday, who had driven it to Sorya shopping centre with a new boyfriend. The motorbike had then been taken by the boyfriend. Seang Lyly has been arrested by police.
BAG-SNATCHING GANG MEMBER CAUGHT
Ly Sun Heng, 20, was arrested on Saturday in front of the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh for being one of five gang members who attacked and robbed two foreigners on October 19. The gang stole bags from Lynne Kelty, 39, and Brooks Evans, 29, as they walked along street 130, Phnom Penh.