TWO THROWN IN COOP FOR FOWL CRIME
Two men received prison sentences from Kandal provincial court on Tuesday in connection with a robbery that took place in Kandal's Kean Svay district. Twenty-four-year-old Sambath Piseth received a 5-year jail sentence, and 16-year-old Kep Chantha received a two-year sentence after the court found them guilty of stealing a chicken during a drunken escapade in October 2008.
MASSEUSES RUB CLIENTS WRONG WAY
A woman from Phnom Penh's Psar Dom Kov commune, Chamkarmon district, was arrested on Monday for running a massage parlour where the employees sold sex to clients. Thol Vanna was charged with exploitation and detained pending an investigation. Her five children, aged 3 to 14, were left parentless following the widow's arrest.
ROGUE MOTODOPS ROUNDED UP
Five motorbike taxi drivers were arrested on Sunday in Phnom Penh's Prampi Makara district for allegedly robbing a Korean man. The suspects, who are accused of driving the victim down a narrow alleyway that evening in order to steal his property, confessed to police that they had frequently robbed other foreigners in the same way. The identities of the perpetrators have not yet been revealed because police are still searching for other suspects.
POLICE NAB ELDERLY DEGENERATE MAN
A 63-year-old man was arrested on Friday in Takeo province for allegedly raping an 8-year-old girl. Tith Sun is accused of luring the child into his house as she was walking through the rain to buy cake. He is being detained in prison as he awaits charges.
KAMPONG SPEU MAN GOES BARKING MAD
A Kampong Speu man was arrested Saturday in the province's Oral district for severely injuring his neighbour by beating him with a stick. The attack occurred after suspect Soy Sath became angry because his neighbour's dog would not stop barking at him.