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Police Blotter: 15 May 2012

Police Blotter: 15 May 2012

Thousand dollars gone during wedding dance
A family lost more than a thousand dollars on Saturday in the capital’s Chamkarmon district during wedding festivities. Police said the family had kept the money gathered from wedding guests in their house and gone out to dance. When they returned, the money had disappeared, apparently burgled. Police are searching for the suspects. Rasmey Kampuchea

Former business partners stab woman
A woman, 32, was stabbed and seriously injured by a couple who ran a business with her on Saturday in the capital’s Sen Sok district, said police. Neighbours said they often argued over business matters and on that day, their quarrel had escalated to the stabbing. The victim was sent to the hospital. Kampuchea Thmey

Dead body found on beach by fishermen
Fishermen in Sihanoukville found a dead man along the beach on Saturday. Police said the body was discovered when the fishermen started fishing that morning, and they notified the police. Upon examination, police found wounds on the corpse and are looking for the man’s family. Koh Santepheap

Bracelet-snatching moto quartet cuffed
Four men were arrested for snatching a bracelet in the capital’s Daun Penh district on Saturday. The victim said she had been riding her motorcycle home when the quartet came alongside her on two motorcycles and snatched her jewellery. Police later picked up the suspects near a hotel. Rasmey Kampuchea

Man murdered after dance party argument
A 37-year-old man was stabbed to death at his home in Kampot province’s Banteay Meas district on Friday. Police said he died instantly of stab wounds to his head and stomach. According to neighbours, two men had entered the house and attacked him, and the trio had started arguing earlier at a dance party. Police are on the lookout for the suspects. Koh Santepheap

Translated by Sen David

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