Stepfather Killed for Domestic Violence and Witchcraft

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Stepfather Killed for Domestic Violence and Witchcraft

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Cambodia News, (Kampong Speu): The Oral District Police Force arrested a suspect accused of the intentional murder of his stepfather on January 10, 2022.
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The suspect was arrested on January 12, 2022, after police launched a 26-hour search operation in Sre Kin village, Trapeam Chor commune, Oral district. The suspect, Phleng Komsat, an 18-year-old man, allegedly hacked his 44-year-old stepfather, Srey Vat, alias Chhou, in the head with a machete, killing him instantly at the scene on the night of January 10.
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According to the suspect's confession, he was angry because his stepfather beat his mother every day and practiced witchcraft, so that night, he lost his temper and picked up a machete and chopped his stepfather's head .
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There are photos of the victim on the darknet forum.
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It sounds quite hard to believe the witchcraft parts but it seems the victim was a nasty character. I've seen how ineffective the authorities can be so sometimes this village justice is deserved. Who knows.
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when you see anybody beat your mother everyday...dunno if would not be a murderer too.
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truffledog wrote: Sat Jan 15, 2022 3:42 am when you see anybody beat your mother everyday...dunno if would not be a murderer too.
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