GANG TARGETS KANDAL SHOPS
Seven armed robbers stormed a series of phone and money exchange shops in Village Three, Kandal Province, on Monday. Sok Heang, 30, and his wife Chiv Singym, 28, had US$300 worth of phone cards, phones, a ring and 20 million riels (US$4,861.44) stolen, while Yun Aun, 28, lost about 20 cellphones. The perpetrators fired several shots and were wearing soldiers' uniforms.
TWO MEN BUSTED FOR DEALING YAMA
Two men, Teuk Huor, 30, and Taing Try, 40, are being held by Phnom Penh Municipal Court for allegedly trafficking 2,000 yama methamphetamine pills. Taing Try of Mesar Chrey commune, Stung Trang district, confessed to police that he bought the pills on Saturday.
DRUG SHIPMENT SEIZED
The Interior Ministry's anti-drug police arrested three men, carrying three packages of white powder and pills as they attempted to flee authorities by car on Tuesday. Police have not released any further details.
MAN KILLS SELF OVER MOTORBIKE
Chen Pon, 24, fatally poisoned himself on Monday in Chamkarpor village, Kandieng district, Pursat province, after his brother refused to lend him his motorbike.
GANG RAIDS HOUSE, STEALS MOTORBIKES
Reth Thoeun, 30, and Khin Kiech, 29, from Kampong.Cham province, had their two motorbikes stolen by four robbers on Monday. The two victims were drinking in their house when the four armed men stormed the property and fled with both bikes.
HUSBAND ASSAULTS, INJURES WIFE
Chun Soy, 24, was seriously injured after a series of domestic disputes with her husband, Som Hean, 26. The couple had to be separated on two previous occasions, beginning on Sunday. Som Hean managed to escape authorities after the brutal attack.
DRUNKEN SPEARMAN ARRESTED
Rat hunter Chhoeun Thida, 28, was arrested by police after allegedly getting drunk and using the spear he uses to hunt with to scare villagers in Kork Ponley village, Batambang province, on Friday.