Man Arrested After Horrific Knife Attack on Boy

Phnom Penh:   On September 10, 2018, at 14:00, authorities searched to find a suspect wanted for a particularly horrific  offense.

Authorities said that  on September 9, 2018, at 19:30, an 11-year-old,  Puy Bora, 11, was kidnapped and taken to an address in  Russey Keo district, Phnom Penh, where he was attacked with a knife. The suspect, Chan Tithith, is a drug user from Kampong Spue.

Police seized 2 motorcycles and a telephone. .

Presently, the suspect is in custody and a case file sent to the Phnom Penh Court of First Instance, while the boy was returned his parents.

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Update: According to Nokor Thom news, teh suspect was known to the family and had previously been in a relationship with the boy’s aunt. The motive appears to have been revenge.

One thought on “Man Arrested After Horrific Knife Attack on Boy

  • September 12, 2018 at 11:13 am

    As someone who spent many years managing drug treatment services, i’d be interested in finding out what interventions they use in the ‘rehabs’ in this country.


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