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Police Blotter: 9 Dec 2010

Police Blotter: 9 Dec 2010

Wife with axe to grind attacks her husband
A 36-year-old woman has been arrested for allegedly hacking into and severely injuring her husband with an axe in Pursat province. Police said the woman, who claims her husband is physically violent toward her and their five children on a daily basis, was arrested on Tuesday and had admitted to attacking her husband while he was asleep. Neighbours took the man to hospital.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Girl arrested for selling boyfriend’s motorbike
Police in Phnom Penh’s Daun Penh district have arrested a 20-year-old girl accused of “borrowing” her boyfriend’s motorbike and selling it on Tuesday. The owner of the motorbike said he had lent it to his girlfriend because he loved her, but filed a complaint after the girl – who he usually saw every day – disappeared for two days. Police said the woman had admitted after questioning that she had sold the motorbike.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Helpful old lady killed by truck in hit-and-run
A 70-year-old woman was killed in a hit-and-run on Tuesday while attempting to aid two victims of a traffic accident who had been severely injured and were lying in the road outside her house in Kampong Thom province. Police said a truck ran over the trio before the elderly woman had managed to get the two victims off the road, killing all three. Police said they are looking to arrest the truck driver.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

Man drowns in pond after drinking like a fish
A 32-year-old man was found dead in a pond in Siem Reap town on Monday. Police said they had identified the body and concluded that the man had been drunk when he fell into the pond and drowned. The victim’s ex-wife said the man had likely been drowning his sorrows after their recent divorce, which she had asked for on account of the man’s excessive drinking. RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

Thief nabbed for trying to rob three students
A 29-year-old man was arrested after the attempted robbery of three students in Kampong Cham province’s Stung Trang town on Tuesday. Police said the man, along with an accomplice who is being looked for after he fled the scene on motorbike, had stolen a necklace and two mobile phones from the students.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Lover kills himself over partner’s addiction
A 21-year-old man hung himself in Phnom Penh on Tuesday after learning that his girlfriend was addicted to drugs, Toul Kork district police said. The victim’s mother said the man had been distraught to learn that his girlfriend of five years was taking drugs, and had committed suicide because he viewed her addiction as his own failing.
KAMPUCHEA THEMY

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