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Police are treating the death of a man found hanging in a holding cell at the Kompong Cham provincial police station on Thursday morning as a likely suicide.
For the third time this week, a Laotian national was arrested after smuggling large quantities of meth into Stung Treng province on Thursday.
Two Laotian teenagers were caught with 2,000 methamphetamine pills and arrested on Tuesday in Stung Treng City shortly after crossing the Lao border, according to deputy provincial military police commander Doung Vicheat.
The government on Tuesday officially took receipt of 113 new fire trucks recently arrived from China at a handover ceremony in Phnom Penh, nearly doubling the country’s fleet.
A Laotian man caught smuggling almost a kilogram of crystal methamphetamine into Stung Treng province was arrested in Thala Barivat district on Monday morning, police said.
Cambodian soldiers apprehended a Russian man wandering along the Thai border in Oddar Meanchey province’s Samraong City last week, according to officials, who said he was handed over to police and would be deported once he could pay for a plane ticket.
Nearly 700 homes were damaged, two people were killed and at least 10 people injured in storms that struck Stung Treng and Kompong Cham provinces on Wednesday, officials said.
Police arrested seven people on Wednesday and plan to send three suspects to court for allegedly robbing and murdering a 19-year-old woman in Phnom Penh on Tuesday, one of whom was related to the victim, officers said.
The first tranche of fire trucks headed to Cambodia in a deal the government struck with China last year to furnish the country with fire-fighting vehicles for the provinces arrived on Wednesday, the head of the national police force’s fire department said.
A 22-year-old drug user on Tuesday confessed to using a machete to hack to death a 13-year-old schoolboy in Tbong Khmum province on Monday over an ongoing feud between their mothers, police said on Tuesday.
A construction worker in Takeo province was arrested on Sunday for allegedly raping his 15-year-old stepdaughter over the course of many months, leaving the girl pregnant, police said on Monday.
An elderly farmer was stabbed to death at his home in Kompong Speu province on Friday in a case that police believe is linked to accusations that the victim used black magic to cause a series of deaths in the area.
A foreign-owned restaurant and bar on Koh Rong island went up in flames on Sunday afternoon due to a kitchen fire, causing extensive damage before about 50 locals managed to put it out, according to local business owners.
Thai police on Wednesday freed a Cambodian meatball seller who was abducted from a market in Thailand’s Sa Kaeo province, detained at a nearby resort and raped, according to a government official and a rights worker.
Cars, vans, and other vehicular traffic will be barred from traveling along the stretch of road directly facing Angkor Wat, the country’s most iconic tourist attraction, Prime Minister Hun Sen announced on Facebook yesterday.
The bloated, half-naked corpse of an army sergeant was found in the forest about 3 km from his base in Oddar Meanchey province on Saturday, five days after he wandered into the woods in a drunken stupor, police said on Monday.
A man working for demining organization HALO Trust Cambodia died on Friday after being struck by a piece of unexploded ordnance (UXO) in Pursat province on Thursday morning and rushed to a hospital in Thailand, officials said on Sunday.
Following the deaths of 18 people in Kratie province over the past week, the provincial government has implemented an emergency ban on the production of rice wine. The ban comes after proposals by the Health Ministry earlier this year to curb alcohol use in Cambodia, which were met with broad bipartisan support.