Ice Truck Killers Caught in Thailand

Battambang: Two men suspected of shooting an ice truck driver in August were detained in Thailand and extradited back to Cambodia.

The murder in  of Krapeak Phnom commune, Phnom Sampov district, Banan district, Battambang province occurred on August 5, 2018. The motive is said to be a crime du passion, after the victim recently got married and the shooter was jealous.

After the crime, the shooter and accomplice  crossed the border and hid in Thailand.

Both suspects were arrested in Chanthaburi province, and the Thai side handed them over to Cambodian police at the Poipet international border gate.

According to the police, both suspects may have been charged with  murder and are temporarily detained at the Battambang police station for further inquiries and before going to court.

Original story from August 6

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