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Police Blotter: 7 Apr 2009

Police Blotter: 7 Apr 2009

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FARMER PLOUGHS OVER LAND MINE

Si Sopheak,18, was severely wounded on Saturday after his tractor ploughed over a land mine left over from the civil war in Kamchat village, Battambang province. The tractor was completely destroyed in the explosion, and Si Sopheak was taken to hospital.
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RUBBISH BIN THIEF ARRESTED BY POLICE

Than Thol, 26, was turned over to police by Chheng Sothearak on Friday after he and two friends allegedly stole 74 rubbish bins and attempted to sell them at a market. The accused was found at the market where he had managed to sell 35 of the stolen bins.
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MAN ACCUSED OF KILLING 2 IN FAMILY

Police arrested Ol Eng, 25, on Saturday for allegedly murdering his stepfather and grandmother and then dumping their bodies in a nearby well on March 7. Police say the suspect killed Yim Saman, 48, because he treated his mother and him very badly. It is also alleged that he killed his grandmother, Long Dear, 77, because she witnessed the crime in Bamnork village, Pursat province.
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FIRE DESTROYS 13 HOUSES IN KOH KONG

A fire destroyed 13 houses in Khemarak Phumin town, Koh Kong province on Saturday. Police said they suspect that the fire was ignited after a gas tank exploded in a gas seller's house, which was at the centre of the fire. Total damages remain unknown.
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STOLEN MOTO RETURNED TO OWNER

Neang Sineng, 26, was arrested for allegedly buying a stolen motorbike from thieves on Friday. The motorbike, owned by Sok Sokuntheary, 27, was stolen by her nephew, Ruos Serey Sambath, while she  was away for Qingming. The bike was returned to its owner, but the thief remains at large.
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ONE KILLED IN COLLISION ON ROAD 6

One man died and 11 people were severely injured after a pickup truck collided with a car on National Road 6 in Banteay Meanchey province on Thursday. All the victims, from Samraong Thom village, Preah district were travelling in the truck at the time of collision. Chhum Rong, 58, was killed in the collision.
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