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Police Blotter: 18 Apr 2011

Police Blotter: 18 Apr 2011

Search for dog meat seller’s murderers
The killers of a 51-year-old man, who was hacked to death in Kampong Cham province’s Dambe district on Monday night, are being sought by police. Authorities launched the search after the man, who sold dog meat in his village, was murdered. It is thought three men, who had been driving in a Toyota Camry, knocked on the door of his rented room before attacking him. Police believe the perpetrators knew the victim and an argument was behind the killing.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

Arrests made over pagoda stabbing
Three men were arrested in Battambang on suspicion of stabbing a man to death and injuring another in the town on Tuesday. Police said the victim died at the scene of a fight between two groups of men, which took place at a pagoda, while a 25-year-old was left with a broken hand. A search for more suspects is underway.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

Soldiers left with sword injuries to face, chest
TWO soldiers were injured following an argument in a restaurant in Phnom Penh’s Tuol Kork district on Tuesday, police said. The soldiers were involved in an disagreement with six men. When they left the eatery, the group allegedly chased them and attacked with a sword. Police stopped a 22-year-old suspect and confiscated a weapon. He has been sent to Phnom Penh Municipal Court. 
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

Father and son accused of mass attack
A FATHER and son have been accused of attacking seven men in Phnom Penh’s Chamkarmon district with wooden sticks. The pair – a 49-year-old solider and his 18-year-old son – were arrested on Monday after an argument broke out with three men outside their home, police said. The men came back with seven others, who were allegedly subjected to a beating to the head, arms and legs from the pair. The father and son were arrested and detained at the district police station.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

Moto driver sent to court on narcotics charges
A 28-YEAR-OLD moto taxi driver has been sent to Preah Sihanouk provincial court on suspicion of distributing drugs. The man was arrested Tuesday in connection with a suspected drug drop off in Preah Sihanouk town. Two small packages of yama, a mobile phone, a motorbike and over US$100 was seized during the arrest, police said.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

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