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Police Blotter: 10 Jun 2011

Frog forager shot by unknown shooter
A 29-YEAR-OLD man was shot by an unknown assailant in Pursat’s Krakor district on Tuesday. The victim’s wife said her husband went to catch frogs in a field alone and after an hour she went to look for him. She then found him lying on the ground with a bullet wound and immediately took him to hospital. The victim survived but said that he did not see the shooter’s face. A complaint was filed to police who are currently searching for the suspect.

Policeman stoned in ‘gangster’ wedding  
A POLICE officer was seriously injured after he intervened when a group of “gangsters” were fighting in Kampong Speu’s Phnom Srouch district on Tuesday. Police said that the gang started a fight with each other at a wedding party and used rocks and knives. The police officer tried to break up the fight but was struck in the head with a rock. One 25-year-old suspect was arrested but the others escaped. Police sent the suspect to court, while the officer was sent to hospital.

Cat burglars make off with loot in the night
POLICE in Phnom Penh’s Dangkor district said that two women filed a complaint over stolen jewellery on Tuesday. The victims said that their house was burglared while they slept, and the suspects stole jewellery and US$1,000. When they woke up, everything of value in their home was gone. Police are investigating the case to find the suspects.

Alleged drug trafficker busted in Poipet town
POLICE in Poipet town arrested a 27-year-old man for alleged drug trafficking on Tuesday. Police said that residents had complained about the suspect and when they saw him driving down the street they detained him for questioning. Upon searching the suspect police found 90 pills of yama. Police have since sent the suspect to court.

Woman alleges traffic accident ‘intentional’
A 47-YEAR-OLD man was arrested after he crashed his motorbike into a woman in Battambang town on Tuesday. Police said the victim had filed a complaint claiming that the suspect has intentionally hit her. Neighbours said the victim and the suspect have had a longstanding land dispute and the victim said she attempted to speak with the suspect over the dispute but while she was walking to meet him he crashed into her on a road. Police have detained the suspect.



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