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Court charges man who slit woman’s throat

Court charges man who slit woman’s throat

A man accused of killing a woman by slitting her throat in a botched robbery in Svay Rieng province was charged with her murder at the provincial court on Monday.

The court spokesperson Tep Phalla said police arrested Touch Nuoch, 33, on Saturday in connection with the crime.

On Monday, Nuoch was charged under Article 199 of the Criminal Code, punishable with a maximum of 15 years imprisonment.

Provincial police serious crimes office chief Kim Lai told The Post that the neighbours found the victim, Chab Pak, 63, with her throat slit at approximately 10:20am on Saturday.


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