TAXI SPEEDSTER KILLS 1, INJURES 10
One person died and 10 others were severely injured in a traffic accident in Ansar Chambak commune in Pursat province's Krakor district on Tuesday. Traffic police said a speeding taxi carrying seven passengers caused the wreck after crashing head-on into a second vehicle carrying four people. The taxi driver's wife died at the scene, police said, adding that the injured were taken to an area hospital and that the two vehicles were impounded.
TWO MEN NABBED AFTER JOY RIDE
Police in Sampov Meas commune, Kampong Cham province, said two men were arrested last week on suspicion of stealing a car in early August. The two men, Touch Sony, 17, and Suon Kimseng, 24, were arrested after the owner of the vehicle filed a complaint and police found them driving the car through Kampong Cham city on the way to a garden.
LIVE WIRE KILLS MAN AT BUILDING SITE
A construction worker died last week in Kakap commune, Dangkor district, police said, after touching an ungrounded electrical wire at a job site. The body of the victim, Lim Pao, 19, from Prey Veng province, was to be returned to his homel for a family funeral, police said.
MAN ACCUSED OF RAPING DAUGHTER
Police in Kandal province's Kandal Stung district said they arrested a 41-year-old man after he was accused of raping his daughter about 20 times. The suspect, who has been placed in temporary detention pending further investigation, said he only raped his daughter seven or eight times, but never forced her to have sex. He told police he always asked and would not have done anything if she did not approve.
TYCOON CASANOVA FLEES JEALOUS HUBBY
A wealthy businessman in Dangkor district who is said to be known for luring other men's wives to a local hotel met his match on Tuesday when the husband of a potential conquest followed the couple to their rendezvous, police said. When confronted, the amorous entrepreneur fled, leaving an assistant to negotiate compensation, which police said amounted to US$5,500.