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Police Blotter: 8 Dec 2009

Police Blotter: 8 Dec 2009

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LAWLESS LAWMAN RAMPAGES IN CAPITAL
A 26-year-old military police officer fired into the air during a drunken rampage in Phnom Penh’s Meanchey’s district on Saturday. The suspect began firing his gun into the air at 8:30pm after heavy drinking. Locals said it was not the first time that he used his weapon illegally in public. Other sources said that the officer was threatening his next-door neighbour. However, the 55-year-old neighbour said that he never had any disputes with the suspect.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

KOREAN TO SOBRIETY: ANNYEONGHI GASEYO
A drunken Korean man crashed his car into a tree in Phnom Penh’s Boeung Keng Kang I district on Saturday. Police said that the man was driving his Hyundai along Street 315 when he started travelling along the sidewalk and slammed into the tree. Witnesses said that the man was found dazed and bloody in his car before being taken to a local hospital by friends. The car has been impounded by authorities for further investigation.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

SEVEN SAMURAI TAKE ON B'BANG MAN
One of seven men who used a samurai sword to attack an unarmed man was arrested in Battambang province’s Banon district on Wednesday. The suspect told police that he and his friends were riding on two motorbikes when someone shot them with a rock from a slingshot. When they identified the man they thought was the perpetrator standing beside the road, they attacked him. The victim suffered a severe chest injury. Police are hunting for the other suspects.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

FIRE DESTROYS 27 POIPET HOMES
Twenty-seven houses were burned to the ground in a fire that rampaged through Kbal village in Banteay Meanchey province’s Poipet town on Saturday morning. Although the village leader has not confirmed the cause of the blaze, which began around 3am, many people believed it was an act of arson. With help from villagers, firefighters were able to control the fire. No one was injured.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

DISABLED TAKEO MAN ACCUSED OF RAPE
A 42 year-old disabled man was accused of trying to rape a 21-year-old woman in Takeo province’s Bati district on Friday. According to police, the accused had gone looking for the victim at her home. He was caught by the victim’s mother, however, as she returned home from dinner. The suspect, who has only one hand and one eye, said the victim is a psychopath who is falsely accusing him.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

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