KOREAN TOUR GUIDE ASSAULTS MOTO MAN
Min Dong Yong, 39, a Korean tour guide, assaulted Sovann Pirun, 29, a moto taxi driver near The Angkor Hotel in Svay Dangkum commune, Siem Reap district and province at 2:45pm Thursday. Sovann Pirun told the police that Min Dong Yong refused to pay him the due moto taxi fare and then assaulted him. The moto taxi driver has now demanded US$2,000 in compensation from the assailant, who has been arrested and jailed by the local migration police.
FOUR MEN DESTROY NEIGHBOUR'S FENCE
Khem Veoun, Kang Hoon, Tong Leang and Khem Nith were arrested and detained by the police for destroying their neighbour's fence in Kampong Trach district, Kampot province. The four men have had a land boundary dispute since May 15 with their neighbour Im Chhoun, who has now filed the case with the Provincial Court.
MEN ARRESTED DURING ROBBERY
Lim Channy, 24, and Chhun Sotheara, 20, were arrested after they tried to rob Khin Veasna, 22, in Sangkat Wat Phnom, Phnom Penh at about 12:15pm Friday. While the two men were arrested, their accomplice fled from the scene with 68,000 riels (US$17). The police said that they intervened after seeing the three men punch Khin Veasna.
4WD COLLIDES WITH MOTO, KILLS RIDER
Oum Sokthan, 26, the driver of a black Toyota 4 Runner, collided with a moto driver and killed him on the corner of Preah Sihanouk Boulevard and street 199 in Sangkat Toul Svay Prey 2, Chamkarmon district, Phnom Penh at about 11:30pm Friday. Oum Sokthan was driving his car in the wrong lane when he crashed into the moto driver. The damaged car and moto have been taken to the traffic police station.
ANGRY MOB CUTS OFF THIEF'S FINGERS
San Seng, 18, was arrested after he and his partner, Nang, 21, stole two Nokia mobile phones from the residence of Sao Try, 26, in Baliley commune, O'Chrov district, Banteay Meanchey on Tuesday. Sao Try and his neighbours, who chased and caught San Seng, severely beat the man and cut off two of his fingers. San Seng told the police that he was a scavenger before he met Nang who encouraged him to steal the two mobile phones.