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Woman Arrested over Acid Attack

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Pin Chea at the police station after her arrest for the alleged fatal acid attack on her husband. Fresh News

Kampong Cham provincial police arrested a woman on Friday, April 19, in connection with the acid attack on her husband.  The victim of the attack succumbed to his injuries on Tuesday, April 17.

The suspect, 44 year-old Pin Chea, was arrested on National Road 7 in Prey Chhor district of Kampong Cham province.

She is accused of pouring acid on her husband because she was angry with him for having a mistress.  The unfaithful husband was sent to a local hospital but did not recover from his injuries.

The provincial police are questioning her to get more information about  the attack.

The provincial deputy police chief, Brigadier General Heng Vuthy, said that a report is being compiled and Ms Chea will be sent to court as soon as the paperwork is finished.

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