The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Thursday heard the case of a 33-year-old woman charged with the aggravated murder of a paraplegic man during a failed robbery at the manís residence in the city in April 2012. Presiding Judge Chaing Sinath said Mak Vannthy had killed her neighbor, 22-year-old Phan Sophanara, after forcing her way into his home in Prampi Makara District. Ms. Vannthy attempted to rob the man, deputy court prosecutor Cheth Khemera said, explaining that she had slit his throat and stabbed him in the torso multiple times when he attempted to prevent the theft. Ms.
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