THREE INJURED IN VAN, CAR COLLISION
Three people were severely injured on Monday when a van collided with a car on National Road 4 in Prey Boeung village, Kantouk commune, Ang Snuol district, Kandal province. The injured were indentified as Eung Sok Haiy, 40, and his wife Sao Phalla. A third unidentified person on a motorbike was also injured when the bike rear-ended Eung Sok Haiy's car.
SUSPECTED WIFE KILLER ARRESTED
Phnom Penh and Prey Veng police on Sunday arrested Prum Than, 37, for the killing of his wife Chao Rong, 44. Prum Than is suspected of hitting her repeatedly with a wooden stick before fleeing to his home province of Prey Veng, leaving his three children unattended. The children have since been placed in an orphanage, police said.
POLICE ARREST FAMILY FOR MURDER
Three family members were arrested on Monday in Anchanh Thmey village, Nor Kor Thom commune, Siem Reap province, on suspicion of robbing and murdering a family friend identified by police as Roeum Rith, male, 27, from Ta Cheik village, Siem Reap province. The victim was killed on February 14 with knives and an ax, police said, and robbed of a mobile phone and a motorbike. Police have detained Keo Sophea, 48, and her two sons, Chea Sophealy, 26, and Kong Samedy, 17. Three other family members - all females - escaped arrest.
MOTORBIKE BANDIT ARRESTED IN KCHAM
One of two suspects were arrested by Kanh Chriech district police in Prey Veng province on Saturday for the theft of a motorbike. The victim was identified as Mao Chhun An, from Kampong Cham province's Tboung Khmum district. Police identified the arrested man as Mean Phea 26, from Kampong Cham province.
THIRD SUSPECT JAILED FOR ROBBERY PLOT
Hem Savoan, the third suspect in a plot to rob a villager in Kandal province who had just sold his land, was arrested on Thursday by police in Russey Keo district, Phnom Penh. Police said other armed accomplices remain at large. Hem Savoan was imprisoned at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Monday.