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Police Blotter: 20 Nov 2008

Police Blotter: 20 Nov 2008

Content image - Phnom Penh Post

MAN DECAPITATES WIFE AND DAUGHTER

The headless and naked bodies of Nhaem Phoeun, 37, and her daughter Bun Savy, 8, were found floating on Prek Chhlaung River in Snuol district, Kratie province on November 11. Police have arrested Sem Bun, 48, the husband and father of the victims for the murders, when the suspect's oldest daughter, Bun Saron, 20, alerted the authorities after her father confessed his crime to her. She said her father had been sexually abusing her for one year, and she believes he killed her mother and sister because they knew of the rapes.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

FRIEND ALLEGEDLY STEALS MOTORBIKE

Chea Davuth, male, 24, Chum Pouvorn village, Phnom Penh, was arrested on Saturday after his friend filed a complaint against him. The accused had borrowed a motorbike from Hin Chan Daravuth, 24, to get food for them both. He returned without the motorbike and claimed that the motorbike had been stolen. Hin Chan Daravuth insists that Chea Davuth pay him for the motorbike.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

BAG SNATCHER NABBED BY POLICE

Prak Ratanak, 20, was caught by police after snatching a purse from Keo Navy, 22, on Monday night. The victim was driving her motorbike in Phnom Penh when her purse containing US$20 was stolen. The suspect was sent to Russey Keo police station, but the suspect's friend escaped with the purse.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

DRUNK MAN DROWNS IN DITCH

The body of Chab Thoeun, 40, was found in a ditch in Khbal Damrey village, Kampot province, on Monday afternoon. According to villagers, the man was drunk when he went into a nearby ditch to gather shells to eat. They said they did not pay attention to this because it happened often. Later, two girls saw the man drowning and ran for help, but it was too late.
KOH SANTEPHEAP   

KOH KONG MAN SHOT TO DEATH

A man died of several gunshot wounds after an unknown gunman shot him using a homemade gun. The victim, Sok Pouv, 36, living in Koh Por village, Koh Kong province, was killed while walking to the dock on November 14. The police said that it is common for people in the area to use homemade guns to hunt animals and birds.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

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