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Police Blotter: 1 Feb 2012

Police Blotter: 1 Feb 2012

Wooden sticks used to seriously injure man
A young man sustained serious head wounds after being attacked by four men with wooden sticks on Sunday in the capital’s Por Sen Chey district. The victim, 19, said he was walking with two friends when four men on a motorcycle blocked his way and began hitting him. They then ran off, leaving their motorcycle at the scene. Police said the reason for the attack was not known and they are on the lookout for the suspects. Koh Santepheap

Stabbing wife in head was accident: accused
A 36-year-old man was arrested on Saturday for allegedly stabbing his wife, 49, in Banteay Meanchey province’s Malai district. Police said the couple had an argument and the man stabbed his wife in the head with a knife, rendering her unconscious. The wife’s relatives sent her to hospital. When arrested, the man denied the accusations, saying his wife attempted to stab him while he was eating. In the ensuing scuffle, he accidentally injured her. Koh Santepheap

Wedding disagreement leads to sword hacking
A man, 20, was arrested for hacking two men, aged 20 and 21, after a dance in Banteay Meanchey province’s Malai district on Saturday. Police said two groups of teenagers had been dancing at a wedding when they started arguing. The rival groups left the wedding and members of one group later assaulted two men from the other group with swords. The victims sustained critical wounds and have been hospitalised. Kampuchea Thmey

Girl accused of cleaver attack to the hands
Police have apprehended a girl, 17, for attacking a fellow female villager on Sunday in Pursat province’s Krakor district. According to the 22-year-old victim, she had cursed the suspect because she had accused the victim of stealing a pair of her shoes. The suspect then grabbed a cleaver and hacked her a few times on the hands. Villagers intervened and reported her to the police. Kampuchea Thmey

Two men killed as moto crashes into parked car
Two men died after their motorcycle crashed into a car on Saturday in Kratie province’s Kratie town. Police said the men, both aged 23, were speeding when they crashed into the back of a parked car, which belonged to a soldier. The men broke their necks and died at the scene. Police took the car and motorcycle for further investigation. Nokorwat

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