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Police Blotter: 1 Feb 2010

Police Blotter: 1 Feb 2010

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PHONY COP FOOLS SIEM REAP MERCHANT
Phnom Penh police have arrested a 24-year-old man for impersonating a police officer. The accused allegedly conned a 41-year-old man into giving away his motorcycle and also defrauded a merchant out of US$800 in Siem Reap. The man was carrying a toy gun and a pair of handcuffs when he was arrested. Police said he confessed and was sent to court.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

SON ALLEGEDLY KILLS FATHER IN FAMILY FEUD
Police in Kandal province are on the hunt for a 21-year-old man accused of killing his father on Thursday in Koh Thom district. According to police, the drunk 46-year-old victim threw a stone at his son’s head. The son then stabbed his father in the neck before fleeing the scene. The victim died on the way to the hospital. His wife told police he’d been involved in a traffic accident.
DEUM AMPIL

TEENAGER ACCUSED IN YEAR-OLD CRIME
A teenager was arrested in Meanchey district on Friday and accused of a robbery that occurred in February 2009 in Kandal province’s Takhmao district. The 17-year-old is accused of bag-snatching, as well as skipping school and taking illegal drugs, police said. He has been sent to court.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

SEX TRAFFICKER GUILTY IN ABStENTIA
A woman was sentenced in absentia by Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Wednesday to eight years in prison after being found guilty of sex trafficking. The court found that the 45-year-old lured an underaged girl to have sex with several men in Preah Sihanouk province.The young girl is now being sheltered by an NGO in Phnom Penh.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

DRUG RUNNER PLEADS IGNORANCE
Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Thursday sentenced a 30-year-old man to five years in prison and ordered him to pay a US$2,500 fine after finding him guilty of drug trafficking. The man was arrested in Russey Keo district with drugs in his possession, but he claimed he didn’t know the drugs were on him.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

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