Weekly News Round Up


It’s been a busy week for crimes and other incidents involving foreigners in Cambodia. Here’s Porky Pig’s round up of stories translated from the Khmer press:

18th June, 2014, 10:28 am

Elderly Englishman Arrested for Taping Session with Sex Worker

By សាវណ្ណារិទ្ធ

-Sihanouk Province

-Provincial police of Sihanouk Province arrested a foreign male after investigating a place, located at Ocherteal Beach, Village 4, Commune 4, where porn was being made.

-The arrest was made at 6:00 pm, 17th June, 2014.

-Police identified the arrested male as GEOFFREY PETER EWEN, 68 years of age, a British national, who had entered Cambodia on a tourist visa.

-Police stated that the foreigner had hired a Khmer woman for sex, and had used an aphrodesiac, lubricant and an insertion ring (កង សម្រាប់ដាក់ក្នុងប្រដាប់ភេទ). The sex was videotaped. A laptop and other equipment were used to upload the porn.

-The Khmer woman, identified as Ny, S, R, age 29 years old, stated that before engaging in sex the foreigner had inserted a ring before penetrating her, causing her extreme agony. The foreigner had also taken pictures while she undressed.

-The police source stated that, oncer they had received the female victim’s complaint, investigating police took the foreigner in for questioning and processing.

More on this story can be found on this K440 forum thread.

Khmer news from CEN translated by Porky Pig

South African Man Drowns Off Koh Rong Samloem

Tuesday, 17 June 2014, 4:00 pm

-Preah Sihanoukville

-The body of a South African man was pulled from the waters off Koh Rong Samloem Island.

-A police report on the 17th of June, 2014, identified the victim as ‘Darryl Rowland Howles,’ a swimming instructor and the manager of Freedom Dive Center (DAP calls it a bungalow).

-The same police source stated that on Tuesday, in the late afternoon, the body was taken by representatives from the American Embassy (yup) to the Calmette Hospital in Phnom Penh.

-Police, nevertheless, continue to investigate whether or not this was a true drowning.

More on this story can be found on this K440 forum thread.

Khmer news from DAP translated by Porky Pig

American Gets Meat Cleavered at ‘Bodeng’


By ផ្កាយព្រឹក

Thursday, 19th June, 2014, 2:44 pm

-Phnom Penh

-American man gets chopped twice in the back of the head with a meat cleaver by the former husband of his girlfriend. Assailant flees.

-Time of Assault: 10:30 am, 18th June, 2014

-Place of Assault: House 44 E3, The Building, Sotheaeros Road, Tonle Basac Commune, Chamcormon District.

-The Victim: ‘Maurice Glover,’ 31 years old American male.

-The Assailant: Om Vichsophea, 35 years old, a resident of Psar Tmey 2, Daun Penh District.

-The American’s girlfriend and former wife of the assailant: Pen Savon, 27 years old, a landscaper, a resident of Chroy Chongvar Commune, Russei Keo District.

-Statement of the girlfriend/former wife: She had been legally married to the assailant, and they had lived together as husband and wife for 8 years. They had 3 children together. They had divorced 3 years ago. The divorce proceedings were undertaken at the Commune Hall level only (i.e. not through the courts) because the marriage had not been certified with a marriage certificate. She had been in a relationship with the American, and they had been living together a little more than 2 months. at the time of the assault.

More on this story can be found at this K440 forum thread.

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