SUSPECTED NECKLACE SNATCHER ARRESTED
One of two suspected thieves was arrested by Chroy Changvar police while they were being chased by woman, Pav Chakrya, 25, in Chraing Chamreah Pir commune, Russey Keo district, Phnom Penh, after they purportedly snatched her necklace on Tuesday along National Road 5. The captured man was identified by police as Kham Tosina, 20, from the same commune as the victim.
MAN ARRESTED WITH POWDER, SWORD
Sim Soviet was arrested by Chamkarmon police in Ta Thaong Guesthouse located on Sothearos Boulevard in Tonle Bassac commune, Chamkarmon district, Phnom Penh, on Monday morning on suspicion of using and dealing illegal drugs. In the raid before his arrest, police found drug paraphernalia, three small packages of white powder and a sword.
Truck, motorbike collision kills 1
One person died and another was seriously injured after a truck ran over a motorbike on National Road 1 in Chroy Ampil village, Kbal Koh commune, Kien Svay district, Kandal province, on Sunday. The deceased was identified as Pal Sida, while the injured was identified as Reach Socheat, 29. Police said the truck was driven by Hun Hak.
THIEVES POISON DOGS, TAKE MOTORBIKES
Four dogs were poisoned to death and two motorbikes were stolen on Sunday in Kampong Svay Kaet village, Kampong Trabaek commune and district, Prey Veng province. The owners were Duk Raksmey, 50, and Nuon Long, 43. No trace of the culprits was found.
MEN ARRESTED FOR SWORD SLAYING
Kratie police arrested three men on Monday morning on suspicion of killing 65-year-old Koh Lean on Sunday morning in Hann Chey Tibey village, Hann Chey commune, Chhloung district, Kratie province. The victim was killed with a sword, police said, after the victim chased the suspects with a long wooden stick. He was angry at the men because they had dumped oxen waste in front of his house. The three arrested men were identified as Chim Lido, 35, Mao Vaana, 21, and Pheap Dalath, 23.