JEWELLER TARGETED IN BATTAMBANG
A group of six armed robbers dressed in military uniforms broke into a house in Battambang province and stole 20 million riel (US$4,872), 100,000 Thai baht (US$2,862), $1,500 and large quantities of jewellry. Meas Sok Eng, 41, the owner of the house and a jewelry seller at a market nearby, was tied up with her two daughters while the robbery took place.
DRUG BUST IN BANTEAY MEANCHEY
A 45-year-old male has been arrested for drug possession in Banteay Meanchey after police searched his house on Thursday and found 139 illicit pills.
ELECTROCUTED MAN HOSPITALISED
A man was left seriously injured after he was shocked while attempting to climb an electricity post to connect an internet cable. Chorn Cheum, 27, of Trea village, Me Sang district, Prey Veng province, was taken to Kosamak Hospital after he fell on Saturday.
TWO DRUG BUSTS IN BATTAMBANG
Police raided the houses of accused drug dealer Roeum Raen, 49, and Meng Sopheap, 42, on Saturday in Battambang province. Roeum Raen was allegedly in possession of 12 small boxes of "ice" methamphetamine along with other drugs, while Meng Sopheap allegedly had a package of marijuana. Both were arrested.
18-YEAR-OLD ATTACKS FELLOW STUDENT
Police arrested an 18-year-old female on Saturday after she and a friend allegedly attacked another student. Yun Borey of Phnom Penh wounded Nhan Huorng in multiple places, police said. She was released Saturday night after the victim agreed to accept compensation for the attack.
MOTORBIKE THEFT FOILED AT SCHOOL
A 20-year-old male was caught and beaten by a group of teachers and students as he attempted to steal a motorbike from Ranarith Kunthabopha High School. Heng Makara had disguised himself as a student and used a T-shaped steel bar to break the lock of a motorbike that belonged to a teacher at the school.