A Russian and two Ukrainian men were arrested Tuesday night in Sihanoukville for systematically torturing a Cambodian man by tying him up, beating him and cutting off his thumb after he was caught trying to steal one of their mobile phones, police said Wednesday. Police discovered 28-year-old Mam Rithy at 7 p.m. Tuesday after villagers in Commune 3 informed police that the man was found lying on the ground barely conscious. He was gagged, bound, and chained by the neck to a flag-post. ďThey cut his right thumb off using steel cutters; he had lost a lot of
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