MAN JAILED OVER PARTY BOMB ATTACK
Kampong Speu provincial court sentenced a man to 21 months in jail Thursday for possessing an illegal weapon. The suspect, identified as Dorn Tith, 20, was arrested on November 17, 2007, in the province's Oral district for threatening to throw a Chinese-made bomb into a dance party after he had an oral dispute with a man at the event.
TWO MEN NABBED IN MOTO THEFT
Two men were arrested Thursday on suspicion of stealing a Suzuki motorbike from a woman, Phak An, 29, a day earlier in Siem Reap city. Police identified the suspects as Loun Lin and So Bunthoeun. After the arrest, Loun Lin confessed to police that he had sold the motorbike to a man named Pich So Vutha for US$335.
FATHER ARRESTED OVER FAMILY AFFAIR
A 51-year-old father was arrested Tuesday in Battambang's Kors Kralor district for allegedly raping his 19-year-old daughter in a forest last year. The man was identified as Choup Si, who lives in the district's Samroang village. District police said they were also hunting for the victim's 25-year-old brother, Choup Son, who has allegedly been assaulting her since 2003, having impregnated her twice. Kors Kralor police chief Choeung Chang said the suspect denied raping his daughter but said that his son had committed the act.
DEPRIVED MANIAC GETS COMEUPPANCE
A sex maniac was nabbed by police last Monday following an incident in which a 13-year-old girl squeezed his penis while he was molesting her on July 25 at 11:30pm in Kampong Cham province's Ponhea Krek district. Police identified the perpetrator as a 25-year-old who resides in the district's Kandaol Chrum commune. The juvenile managed to escape the paedophile by grabbing and twisting his genitals. After his arrest, the man told police he had not had sex for a long time.
SPOILED TEENAGER AND CRONY NABBED
Daun Penh district police arrested a spoiled teenager on Wednesday after he and his crony attempted to snatch the bag of 22-year-old Vong Chhnay in the district's Boeung Reang commune. The perpetrator was identified as Yong Bono, 19, the son of a local soup merchant and a student at Batouk High School. Police said the victim's bag contained US$70 and other documents, and was taken away by Yong Bono and an unknown accomplice on a black Honda motorbike.