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Police Blotter: 22 September 2008

Police Blotter: 22 September 2008

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HEARTBROKEN MAN SURVIVES POISON

Thy Buntha, 19, attempted to commit suicide by taking poison after he discovered that his girlfriend was working as a karaoke girl in Boeung Kak 2 commune, Tuol Kork district, Phnom Penh at 6pm Thursday. Thy Buntha, who lives in Tboung Khmum district, Kampong Cham province, travelled to Phnom Penh to visit his girlfriend who had recently moved to the capital from the province. "My girlfriend came to find a job in Phnom Penh about half a month ago and after she came to Phnom Penh, I came to find her but could not find her for 15 days. When I found her she was working as a karaoke girl and I was so upset that I went to buy poison to kill myself. Unfortunately, I was saved by the police," he said.
RASMEI KAMPUCHEA

MAN DIES IN HOTEL AFTER SEX

Prak Sokhon, 34, died after having sex with his girlfriend in a guesthouse because of a fainting spell in Phsar Deum Thkov commune, Chamkarmon district, at 11am Thursday. The police, who discovered a variety of pharmaceuticals in the room, said that Prak Sokhon died while wearing a bath towel because he fainted and hit his head. "His body has a scar and his property - wallet, money, hand phone and motorbike - were not stolen so we don't suspect murder," said the police, adding that the man's girlfriend fled from the guesthouse after the man's death. Prak Sokhon's sister said that he was a widower and always fainted.
RASMEI KAMPUCHEA

SWORD-WIELDING MAN ARRESTED

A sword wielding Sok Siha, 27, was arrested by police after he tried to rob passing motorbike drivers and pillion passengers at Phsar Kandal I commune, Daun Penh district, Phnom Penh at 2am Thursday. The police said that Sok Sitha demanded money from people passing on motorbikes and threatened to cut them up with the sword if they did not comply. Sok Siha is currently being held at the commune police station and is expected to appear in court soon.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

MAN RAN OVER BY A BIG TRUCK

Chheng Marong, 23, died after he was run over by a big truck when he was crossing the road in Mongkul Borei district, Banteay Meanchey province at 6:40am Wednesday. The truck driver who ran Chheng Marong over near the local bus station abandoned his vehicle in front of the police station and fled on foot.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

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