Teacher gifts student grenade on her wedding

May 11th, 2009 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS  

Phnom Penh, May 11 (DPA) Cambodian police arrested a 37-year-old high school teacher after he allegedly sent a homemade hand grenade as an anonymous wedding present to a former student, local media reported Monday.
Police said Moung Chhavry admitted to sending the grenade to the bride, who he claimed to have had a relationship with when he was her grade 10 teacher, the Phnom Penh Post reported.

But the 21-year-old bride told police she had rejected his advances and was shocked to see her former teacher after he was arrested.

Moung faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted.

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