DRUNK MAN STABS WIFE WITH BOTTLE
After a night of heavy drinking Saturday, Kao Pum, 29, hit his wife Sok Ngoon, 37, in the head with a wine bottle and then stabbed her in the back with the broken bottle. He then burned down two houses in Phnom Preuk district, Battambang, before being arrested by police. The victim was taken to hospital.
JEWELRY THIEF ARRESTED
Chan Sophea,16, was arrested on Saturday for breaking into the house of Pin Narath, 32, in Phnom Penh. He stole US$117 and jewelry but was arrested after the victim informed the police. The police have returned the stolen goods to the victim.
DRIVER FLEES AFTER FATAL CRASH
Meach Yim, 27, died and her children, Bin Sopheak, 7, and Bin Leap, 2, were seriously injured after the lorry they were in was hit by a truck on National Road 5 in Kampong Chhnang province on Friday. The lorry was parked by the roadside when it was hit by a truck and broken in two. The truck driver escaped.
TWO MEN BREAK MAN'S SKULL
Tean Chba, 18, and Um Kong, 18 , karaoke operators from Sihanoukville, were arrested after they had attacked Ly Veth, 30, with bricks and wine bottles on Sunday night. The victim's skull was broken, and he was taken to hospital. The men attacked Ly Veth because the victim hugged Tean Chba's sister, Tean Kanha, 16, because he thought that she was a karaoke girl.
ARMED GOLD THIEVES ESCAPE
Three robbers escaped on a motorbike after robbing two jewelry sellers at gunpoint in Tram Khna market, Bati district, Takeo on Tuesday. The robbers used three guns to break into the jewelry cases. The two victims, Em Keang, 39, and A Mouy Ghech, 19, lost about 3.8 kilograms of gold and platinum.
FRIENDS ARRESTED AFTER PARK FIGHT
Three men were arrested of fighting each other and drinking in a public park in Takhmao district and commune, Kandal province, Saturday evening. The three arrested were Muong Dino, 22, Song Kemara, 22, and Pal Sokong, 22. They were released after police made them thumb-print a promise to stop their bad actions.