BEER GIRL BEATEN BY WICKED HUSBAND
A beer girl, Vann Nith, 24, living in Battambang province, was seriously beaten on the face by her wicked husband in Battambang district and province. The suspect, Yan Yeth, 28, said he was angry with his wife, who took 10,000 riels (US$2.42) from him while he was taking her to the Angkor beer company to work. The victim was taken to hospital by the company, and the suspect was taken to the police station.
WOMAN ROBBED AT GUNPOINT FOR MOTO
25-year-old Khan Sophea living in Meanchey district, Phnom Penh, was robbed by two men. The robbers pointed a gun at her and took her motorbike while she was riding alone in front of Tep School in Tumnub Teouk commune, Chamkarmon district, Phnom Penh, at 9:40am on Wednesday. The two robbers escaped.
THREE TEENAGERS RUIN DANCE PARTY
Three 18-year-old men - Men Narith, Thak Sareth, and Pheach Pheouy - from Oddar Meanchey province, were arrested by provincial police for disturbing a dance and assaulting a 23-year-old man from the same village. The men began to fight their dance rival at midnight on Sunday in their village. They hit My Seiha on the head with a belt, hurting him severely so that he went to hospital.
MONASTERY BURNS IN RATANAKKIRI
A monastery in Phum Thmey Pagoda, Banlung district, Ratanakkiri province, on Tuesday was claimed by a fire. The total cost of the loss was about US$100,000. Police said the fire was caused by two candles, which two pagoda boys had used to study. Many people came and joined forces to put the fire out with the help of two fire trucks. But the monastery still could not be rescued.
STUDENT KILLED BY ZIGZAGGING CAR
A 19-year-old student at Preah Sihanouk High School in Kampong Cham province's Khorn Morasy district was killed in a car accident involving a Land Cruiser that police say was going very fast and zigzagging along the road. The driver, Prum Sieb, 33, who managed to escape, was said by police to be a border checkpoint policeman living in Kampong Cham province.