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Police Blotter: 11 September 2008

Police Blotter: 11 September 2008

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BOY LOSES COWS AND HANGS HIMSELF

Sim Sopheakdey, 17, hanged himself after he lost the family cows in Oral district, Kampong Speu province at 7:30am Sunday. The police said that the young boy, who was tending to the cows in the forest near his home, killed himself because he was afraid of his family's reaction if he told them that he lost the cows.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

SIMPLY UNIFORMED MAN STEALS CAR

Honda CRV was stolen from outside a bank construction site in Sangkat Phsar Phmey II at 2:45pm Monday. So Kong, the car's owner, said that he parked his car in the same spot every day when he went to work. The construction-site guard said that he let a man in a simple uniform drive away the car because he thought that he was the car's owner.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

MAN DEAD AFTER DRUNKEN BRAWL

Bran Vit, 28, was killed by his friend in a drunken brawl in the Trang district, Takeo province at 11pm Monday. Bran Vit's brother, who is blind, told the police that he heard an argument between the two men and that it was followed by silence.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

HUNGRY MAN BEATS WIFE AND SON

Man Mon, 32, physically assaulted his wife and son after the woman refused to cook him and his friend dinner in Kam Reang district, Battambang province at 1:30am Thursday. Man Mon told the police that he beat his family because his wife always ran away when he asked her to cook for him when he was drunk.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

YOUNG GIRL KILLED FOR RANSOM

Heun Simeng, 5, who had been kidnapped by two run-away prisoners, was killed at Ponhear Kreak, Kampong Cham province at midnight Tuesday. Heun Simeng was kidnapped while she was on a walk with her mother 300 metres away from the family home Sunday. The two escapees from Kampong Cham Jail killed the young girl after her mother did not pay them the demanded ransom of US$20,000.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

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