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Police Blotter: 7 Dec 2009

Police Blotter: 7 Dec 2009

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MOTODOP CONFESSES TO BEING DRUGS TAXI
A 19-year-old man stands accused of delivering drugs after his arrest last Wednesday in a Daun Penh district village. The man, who worked as a motodop driver, confessed that he resorted to dealing drugs because he earned little income from his day job, police said. Investigators said the man was arrested with nine packages of powdered drugs and one tablet. People from the commune in which the man was arrested complained that nocturnal drugs deliveries were becoming commonplace of late, as if the dealers were selling candy.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

GUESTHOUSE SHUT AFTER SERVING SEX
Local and anti-human trafficking police officials freed 16 Vietnamese women from a guesthouse in Preah Sihanouk province this weekend after a crackdown on the libidinous lodge. Police say the guesthouse was owned by a Vietnamese woman who brought the victims, all between the ages of 16 years and 27 years, from Vietnam to work in her business. The women have been sent to Phnom Penh to learn new job skills, and the guesthouse has been temporarily closed, police said.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

THIS JUST IN: NEWS REPORTER BEATEN
A group of drunken gangsters was arrested after they allegedly struck a reporter for the Areiyathor newspaper on the head last Tuesday. The Siem Reap province reporter said the three ruffians lashed him with belts when he was riding his motorbike home. Police have caught two of the accused, but both are protesting innocence, instead blaming the attack on the third suspect, who made a successful escape.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

TWO MEN ARRESTED IN PAIT OF THEFTS
Police in Preah Sihanouk province arrested two men in separate cases last Thursday. One is accused of threatening two women at knife point for US$80 and a Motorola phone, and another is suspected of stealing a 150-litre ice tank. Police have filed the two cases with the local court.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

BUILDER HANGS HIMSELF WITH KRAMA
A 20-year-old man in Phnom Penh’s Russey Keo district hanged himself with his krama on Friday, said police, who were unable to offer an explanation of why the man killed himself. Police said the body of the man, who was a construction worker, was found by other builders when they entered the fourth-floor flat in which they were working in Tuol Sangke commune. The man’s body was sent to Tuol Sangke pagoda.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

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