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Police Blotter: 4 Apr 2011

Cleaning row leads to multiple stabbings
AN argument over cleaning is thought to have ended in two women being stabbed in Kampong Cham city on Friday. The victims sustained serious injuries, police said, after a household dispute in the town led to three female housemates fighting with staves and a knife. Two of the women – both thought to work as waitresses - were hospitalised after the brawl, while another 28-year-old female was arrested.

Rice seller suspected of yama side-dish
A RICE seller was arrested on Thursday on suspicion of selling drugs in Phnom Penh’s Prampir Makara district. Police suspect the 24-year-old salesman sold the drug yama along with his rice products and have sent him to court.

Street fight results in re-education
FIVE suspected gangsters were arrested on Thursday after fighting in Phnom Penh’s Daun Penh district. A witness said that two groups of men were arguing on the street, causing passengers travelling on the road to become afraid. Officials sent those arrested, who are thought to be
students who rarely go to school, to a police station to be “educated”.

Motorbike driver dies in collision with speedy car
A 53-YEAR-OLD man died in a traffic accident in Mondulkiri’s Keo Seima district on Friday. Police said that the victim had been driving a motorbike home, but was involved in a crash with a car mid-way into his journey. The car is alleged to have been travelling too fast. The driver has now been detained in police custody. The family of the victim has brought the man’s body to the pagoda.

Woman faints during robbery at her home
POLICE in Kampong Speu’s Phnom Sruoch district have arrested three men on suspicion of robbing a woman in her house on Saturday. The woman said she was at home alone while her husband had gone to do some farming, when three robbers entered her house and demanded money. An ensuing fight caused her to faint. The police managed to arrested the suspects at the scene.

Alleged addict assaulted during drunken visit
A 45-YEAR-OLD man was arrested on suspicion of stabbing a man, thought to be a drug addict, in Kandal’s Koh Thom district on Friday. The suspect is said to have drunkenly visited the victim’s house. He allegedly cursed the victim, before stabbing him with a knife. Police arrested the suspect along with his son, who later escaped custody.



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