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Police Blotter: 10 Apr 2012

Police Blotter: 10 Apr 2012

Man found dead after drinking session
A 22-year-old man was found dead in Kampong Cham’s Stung Trang district on Sunday. A villager who found the man’s body dumped on the road alerted police. Officials report that a witness saw the man arguing with a group people after they were seen drinking wine together. The witness filed a complaint with police, but did not provide any information about the suspects. Koh Santepheap

Suspects at large after robbery and murder
Thieves in Kampong Speu’s Thpong district allegedly stabbed a 55-year-old man to death for his motorbike on Sunday. Police said the victim had been at home alone when  several men armed with a knife approached him outside his house. The victim was stabbed repeatedly and died at the scene as all of the suspects fled. Police said thefts of motorbikes in the province were on the rise after a recent lull. Rasmei Kampuchea

Motorbike collision leaves four injured
Four men were seriously injured in a traffic accident in Phnom Penh’s Srak Chok district on Sunday. Traffic police said two speeding motorbikes collided and although both passengers and both drivers were badly hurt, one man managed to flee the site of the crash. They are looking for the man, who ran away, and have impounded the bikes until the case is resolved. Koh Santepheap

Domestic dispute leads to attack on officer
A police official was beaten up in Kampong Cham’s Tbong Khmum district on Sunday as he tried to intervene in a domestic argument. The officer had been called to a local home where a father and son were quarrelling. The son then attacked the officer and managed to flee the scene. Police said they were searching for the suspect. Rasmei Kampuchea

Trio arrested after adultery-fuelled fight
A couple were arrested, along with the third member of their love triangle, in Stung Treng town on Sunday. Police say the husband found his wife in bed with another man at a local guesthouse and flew into a rage. Police were called when their fighting scared other guests. The trio remain in custody while the police consider a solution. Kampuchea Thmey

Translated by Sen David


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