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Police Blotter: 30 Jun 2009

Police Blotter: 30 Jun 2009

Content image - Phnom Penh Post

MAN KILLED FLEEING FROM FRANTIC HORSE

A 30-year-old man riding a motorbike was killed on National Road 1 in the Peamror district of Prey Veng province when he was run over by a truck. The vehicle cut his body in half. The man, identified by authorities as Ra, was trying to get away from a horse that was jumping wildly on the road.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

PAIR OF THIEVES STEAL 200 RIELS

Two thieves were arrested when they snatched a bag that contained 200 riels and an old cell phone from a 24-year-old in Battambang province while she was riding a motorbike along National Road 5 on Thursday. The police arrested Men Vichet, 22, and Chhay Saroeun, 26. Men Vichet was once imprisoned for three years for stealing.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

IGNORED LOVER THREATENS SUICIDE

A 27-year-old woman in Phnom Penh attempted to jump off the fourth floor of her building Saturday night. The woman, Vorn Veasna, threatened to kill herself because her 46-year-old lover was ignoring her. The couple lived many years together and has a daughter. The woman at last came down after the police spent four hours calming her down.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

STRANGLED WOMAN FOUND UNDER BRIDGE

A body of a woman was found beneath a bridge in Bateay village in Kampong Cham province by villagers early Sunday morning. The woman had been strangled and badly cut in the face, police said. Her identity was not verified, but police believe she was in her early 30s.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

OFFICER ARRESTED AFTER SHOOTING MAN

A police officer shot and wounded a 21-year-old man at a dance in Kampong Cham province Thursday. The police officer claims to have fired his gun to calm and disperse a gang fight. The victim, Bien Sokhom, was taken to the province hospital, and the police officer was arrested.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

DRIVER ACCUSED OF TAKING NECKLACE

A 29-year-old motor taxi driver was arrested by Kien Svay police Friday morning for allegedly snatching a necklace from a student who was travelling home from school on National Road 1 in Kandal province.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

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