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Police Blotter: 28 Apr 2011

Police Blotter: 28 Apr 2011

Tug of love suspected in deadly attack
Love rivalry is believed to have sparked a deadly attack on a Siem Reap man, who died two days after being involved in fight at a food stall on April 17. Two men, aged 22 and 23, were arrested on Sunday over the killing in Siem Reap town. Police said three men are thought to have attacked the deceased because one of them was enamoured with a girl who loved the victim. The two suspects have been sent to court while police are searching for the other suspect.

Three hunted after man is shot in neck
TWO women and a man are being hunted by police after a man was shot in the neck in Phnom Penh’s Dangkor district in the early hours of yesterday morning. The 20-year-old man was talking with his girlfriend when three suspects pulled up on a motorbike and shot him, police said. He survived and has been sent to a clinic for treatment.

Citizen’s arrest after motorbike ‘pawned’
A 23-YEAR-OLD conducted a citizen’s arrest on a friend on Sunday before handing him over to police, after he allegedly pawned his motorbike for US$100 to fuel a gambling habit. Police said the friend had borrowed the motorbike, before exchanging it for cash in Phnom Penh’s Tuol Kork district. He is also thought to have pawned another person’s motorbike for $400 earlier this month. It is believed he lost all of the money gambling.

One detained on suspicion of theft
KAMPONG Thom province’s Stoung district police yesterday arrested a 32-year-old man on suspicion of stealing a motorbike. The owner alleges he saw the man riding his bike, after it was stolen on April 17 while he was buying rice. The arrested man denied the theft, police said, claiming that he bought it legally.

Cycling foreigner loses US$6,000 camera
A FOREIGN woman had a US$6,000 camera, a mobile phone and $50 stolen from her in Kampot town, Kampot province, at 8:10pm on Sunday. The 20-year-old said she had just arrived from Preah Sihanouk province and was riding a bicycle when her bag was snatched by two men on a motorbike.


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