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Arbitration Body Orders Capitol Tours Bus Drivers Back to Work

The Arbitration Council on Wednesday ordered 40 Capitol Tours bus drivers to end a strike that began on July 22 over claims that five other drivers were fired for attempting to organize a union at the company.

Man Kills His Wife With Pair of Axes Over Jealousy

A mentally ill man killed his wife with a pair of axes in Svay Rieng province on Saturday morning after the couple got into an argument over his suspicions that the woman was having an affair with the village chief, police said Sunday.

District Police Chief Accused of Raping Student Suspended

A district police chief in Kompong Chhnang province was on Thursday suspended amid an investigation into claims that he raped a high-school student in his office before threatening to murder her family if she told anyone about the assault.

District Police Chief Denies Raping Student

A district police chief in Kompong Chhnang province was on Tuesday questioned over accusations that he raped a high-school student in his office earlier this month and threatened to kill the woman’s family if she told anyone about the assault.

Man Shot in Wood Shop Assault; Motive Unknown

Police in Kompong Speu province are searching for the suspects and motive behind an armed assault at a wood shop on Monday evening during which a supervisor suffered a gunshot wound, officials said Tuesday.

Cashew Worker Arrested Over Rape of Girl, 11

A man was arrested and sent to Kompong Cham provincial police headquarters Monday after he allegedly raped an 11-year-old girl at a cashew plantation in Choeung Prey district, according to police.

Fisherman Who Repeatedly Raped Daughters, 7 and 9, Jailed

A widower in Battambang province who repeatedly raped his young daughters after forcing them to watch pornographic videos on his laptop was arrested in Ek Phnom district last week and jailed on aggravated rape charges over the weekend, police said Sunday.

Jealous Husband Kills Wife After Funeral

Police in Banteay Meanchey province are searching for a young man who beat his wife to death with a piece of firewood on Tuesday night after the two were thrown out of a funeral for drunkenly arguing among themselves, officials said Wednesday.

Still No Arrest Warrant for Oknha Who Assaulted TV Personality

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court has yet to issue an arrest warrant for a real-estate magnate who was caught on video viciously beating a well-known female TV personality at a Phnom Penh restaurant earlier this month, according to police.

Outrage Over Clip of Oknha Beating Ex-TV Presenter

Outrage emanated from all quarters of society Thursday following the circulation of security camera footage showing a businessman viciously assaulting a female former television personality at a restaurant in Phnom Penh earlier this month.

Man Charged Over Naked Photos of Ex

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Sunday charged a young man with extortion and disseminating pornography after he posted nude photographs of his ex-girlfriend to Facebook on her wedding day last year.

Police Arrest 20 Young People for Smoking Shisha

Anti-drug police on Saturday arrested 20 young people for smoking shisha at a karaoke parlor in Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district, officials said Sunday.

Council of Ministers Official Slaps Schoolgirl

A Council of Ministers official was arrested in Phnom Penh on Wednesday after he showed up at his daughter’s high school and slapped her classmate following a fight between the two teenagers, police and witnesses said Thursday.

Two Boys Drown in Mekong After Saving Classmates

Two teenage boys drowned in the Mekong River in Prey Veng province on Tuesday after rescuing two of their classmates who had strayed into deep water, a local police official said Wednesday.

Workers Faint at Factory Due to ‘Unidentified Fumes’

About 20 workers at an apparel factory in Kandal province fell unconscious Monday, police said.