ONE OF TWO MOTO THIEVES ARRESTED
Banon district police arrested one of two thieves on Wednesday for allegedly stealing two motorbikes in Battambang province. Police arrested Sol Heab, 22, while a man known only as Touch evaded capture on the motorbike stolen from the victim, Mao Sameth.
Meas An, 25, and Chea Danith, 20, were arrested by Tuol Kork police on Friday after allegedly stealing Pen Socheat Ratanak's cell phone. The two men are accused of snatching the victim's phone while he was making a call on his motorbike.
REPORTED POLICE SPY GUNNED DOWN
A suspected police spy was shot dead on Saturday at K2 Karaoke and Guesthouse in Phnom Penh. The victim, who is said to have been working for police, was shot dead by two men suspected of being drug traffickers. Both perpetrators were known to K2 security, and police say they are pursuing several leads.
GANGSTERS NABBED AFTER BRAWL
Mong Russei police arrested two reported gangsters on Wednesday after a fight broke out in Anlung Tamok village, Battambang province. Chhay Samnang and Noeun Vannak were apprehended while another man, Sy Ro, accused of stabbing Norn Kim Suor during the scuffle, managed to evade authorities. Witnesses say the fight is part of an ongoing feud between rival gangs.
CAMKO CITY WORKERS ARRESTED IN ATTACK
Some 18 Camko City construction workers were arrested by Svay Pak police after the group, armed with various weapons, attacked two men in revenge for a previous assault on one of their workers. Workers accuse Ngvean Yaing Chan and Kim Em of attacking Saing Makara while walking home from work alone. Both victims were left seriously wounded by the mob.
WOMAN ROBBED OF BIKE, PHONE, MONEY
Four armed men stole a motorbike, 160,000 riels (US$39) and a cell phone from Leuk Chany, 19, while she and her mother were riding home last Tuesday. The robbers remain at large.