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Police Blotter : 10, January 1997

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Dec 24: Two people are killed when police and robbers exchange fire near the

Khan Daun Penh police headquarters. Student Seck Tee and policeman Deap Chheang died

of gunshot wounds after police fired at three robbers who had threatened people outside

Boeng Keng Kang school.

Dec 24: Chev Krech, 49, was killed after being run down by a truck on the

bridge at Prey Kadiang village on National Route 11 in Prey Veng. The truck driver

said his brakes failed just before he hit Krech from behind.

Dec 25: Two Vietnamese women are arrested by police in Russei Keo after

they kidnapped a young woman and attempted to sell her to a brothel.

Dec 26: Seng Ieng, 33, is killed in a traffic accident on Pochentong Blvd

near Kbal Domrei village. He was riding a moto which was hit by a car.

Dec 29: Pen Thuon, 23, a body guard for RCAF Chief of Staff General Ke

Kim Yan is shot dead by a drunken friend.

Dec 30: Chea Kea, Lay Long and Chou Saroeun were arrested by police for

stealing computers, telephones and calculators from the Mithapheap printing shop.

Police, who said the men were employees at the printing shop, allege they had stolen

things four times.

Dec 31: Chun Horn, 35, and Sok Chem, 20, were arrested by Kandal penal

police at Ta Horng village after they raped a woman and stole half chi of gold. The

victim's husband said the rapists had given his wife syphilis.

Jan 1: Yon Roeurn, 16, drowned and another young man is missing after a

boat they were in sank in Khvaing Chhrey lake, Kandal province. The two and four

others were attempting to cross the lake.

Jan 2: Ros Mony, 25, was injured in the stomach by two bullets fired by

an unidentified man in front of the police headquarters near the post office. The

assailant escaped.

-Compiled by Soly Vannpok and Bou Saroeun from Khmer newspapers.

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