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Police Blotter: 20 Jun 2011

Police Blotter: 20 Jun 2011

Jilted lover allegedly attacks schoolgirl
Police in Phnom Penh’s Chamkarmon district arrested a 20-year-old woman for allegedly attacking a 17-year-old schoolgirl on Saturday. Police allege the suspect is a “gangster”, and that when the victim went to enter her school on Saturday, the woman unexpectedly attacked her. Police intervened, but the suspect continued to beat the girl as bystanders watched. Police then arrested the suspect and concluded the attack was related to a personal dispute over a boyfriend.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

Relative arrested over US$20,000 robbery
A 59-YEAR-OLD woman was arrested after she allegedly robbed a woman in Phnom Penh’s Tuol Kork district on Friday. Police said the suspect and the victim were relatives and lived in the same house. The victim said she kept US$20,000 in her home but when she woke up on Friday morning her money was gone. She accused the suspect of robbing her because she was the only person who knew where she had hidden the money. The victim then filed a complaint with police, who arrested the suspect.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

Two escape after botched robbery
TWO men escaped after a bungled attempted robbery in Phnom Penh’s Tuol Kork district on Friday. Police said two women had been riding home on a motorbike when the two suspects tried to snatch one of the women’s necklaces. They then tried to escape, but crashed their motorbike in the process and ran off on foot. Police who arrived at the scene  confiscated the motorbike. They are now searching for the two suspects.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Burglary suspects nabbed over lost gold
MILITARY police in Banteay Meanchey’s Serei Sophorn district have arrested two men accused of burgling a woman’s house on Friday. The victim said  she had returned home from a market with her daughter and discovered her front door was ajar. She realised that gold in her home had been stolen and immediately suspected a group of people who were living near her home. The woman filed a complaint with police, who arrested the suspects and
have since sent them to court.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

Drug suspects busted in Daun Penh
POLICE in Phnom Penh’s Daun Penh district have arrested two men accused of drug trafficking. Police said they had been patrolling the area on Friday and had become suspicious of two men standing under a tree. They went on to search the men and allegedly found four packages of yama pills. The suspects have been sent to court.
RASMEI KAMPUCHEA

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