WIFE WHACKS MAN ON HEAD OVER $2.50
One man was injured on his head during an argument with his wife last week. Sam Sreyleap, 44, asked her husband Soum Sophal, 43, for US$2.50, which he refused, inciting her to throw a big rock at his head. The police said that the couple, who live in Dangkor district, drank alcohol nearly every day and always argued with each other. Soum Sophal told the police to arrest his wife to educate her and stop her from fighting with him.
COUPLE DETAINED OVER STOLEN GOLD
Police in Phnom Penh’s Tuol Kork district arrested a gold vendor couple accused of buying gold from robbers at Heng Ly market on September 11. Seller Chea Chantha, 38, and his wife Choa Sothea, 30, were arrested after police received a tip-off from a group of robbers arrested earlier. Police said they are preparing documents in order to send the couple to court.
DEALER SUSPECTS NABBED IN B’BANG
Four people were arrested on suspicion of selling illegal drugs in Battambang province’s Thamor Koul district on September 11. Police said that they arrested the group and confiscated nearly 2,000 tablets. “We spent two days prior to their arrest, and now we are sending them to court,” one police official said.
TEENAGER THUMPED AFTER COWARD SLUR
Hean Sang, 13, was sent to the hospital immediately after she was hit on her head by a young man on Saturday in Banteay Meanchey province’s Poipet district. Oul Oeun, 22, who fought the girl, said that he and the girl argued with each other verbally, but he could not control his anger because she called him a cowardly man. The police arrested the offender and sent him to the police station.
PHNOM PENH WOMAN COMMITS SUICIDE
A woman died Saturday after hanging herself in the bathroom in Chak Angrae Leu commune, in Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district. Police identified the woman as Man Bopha, 37, and said that before she killed herself, she and her husband had a serious argument with each other. Police added that her daughter found her mother hanging in the bathroom and that they tried to save her, but the doctor told them that she had already died.