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Police Blotter: 13 Oct 2011

Police Blotter: 13 Oct 2011

‘Snake smuggler’ nabbed on bus
A 46-YEAR-OLD man was arrested at a bus station on Monday for allegedly smuggling illegal snakes in Battambang province’s Battambang district. Police received a complaint from the bus company that the man had attempted to transport 27 kilogrammes of snakes onto the bus.

Teenager beaten uncsoncious by gang
A TEENAGER was seriously injured after being attacked by a group of young men in the capital’s Dangkor district on Monday. The victim’s mother said that her 19-year-old son went to play soccer at his university when he was suddenly attacked by two students. He tried to escape on his motorbike, but was caught by a larger group of 10 students who beat him unconscious with a piece of wood.

Man struck over head with Coca-Cola bottle
A YOUNG man was arrested by police for attacking a 44-year-old man on Monday in the capital’s Sen Sok district. Police said the victim became angry after seeing his wife talking with the 24-year-old suspect and slapped her. The suspect then attacked the man, allegedly striking him in the head with a Coca-Cola bottle. The suspect was sent to jail to await trial.

Motorbike riders attacked with wood
TWO young men were injured by three unknown assailants on Monday in Kampot’s Teuk Chhou district. The victims said the assailants attacked them with a piece of wood while they were riding their motorbike. The attackers fled the scene after the two victims shouted for help. Police suspect it is a case of revenge.

Motorbike crash leaves bicyclist unconscious
A 43-YEAR-OLD man on a bicycle was seriously injured after being hit by a moto on Monday in Svay Rieng province’s Svay Rieng district. The victim was knocked unconscious and rushed to hospital where he is currently recovering.


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