Plice Blotter: 15 September 2008

Plice Blotter: 15 September 2008

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MAN TRIES TO CUT HIMSELF TO DEATH

Khieu Thoeun, 32, attempted to commit suicide by cutting his body with a knife because he was angry with his wife in Somrong Tong district, Trapaing Kong commune, Kampong Speu on Friday. Khieu Thoeun told the police that he wanted to die because his wife, who has been living with her mother for the last five months, asked him for a divorce and refused to let their four-year-old son live with them.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

FRISKY DRUNK HANGS HIMSELF

A 68-year-old man hanged himself after his wife refused to have sex with him in Por Kambo commune, Kandieng district, Pursat province Saturday. The man, who was intoxicated at the time, hanged himself from a house beam with a black robe. Witnesses said that the man's 11-year-old grandson discovered the dead man and screamed for help. The man's wife told the police that he always argued with her after drinking binges with his friends. She added that she rejected her husband's advances because she had a disease which did not allow her to have sex.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

BOY SHOT DURING BAG SNATCHING

Srey Sopanha, 16, a student at Boeung Trabek High School in Phnom Penh, was shot during a robbery Wednesday. Srey Sophana was shot in the chest after he tried to stop a group of men on motos from snatching his mother's bag. The boy's mother, Lim Lay, 40, who owns a money exchange stall at Boeung Trabek market, had US$9,000 in cash when her bag was snatched. The two perpetrators are on the run from the police. Srey Sophana is currently recovering in Calmette hospital.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

MOTORBIKE STOLEN BY TWO GUNMEN

Chea Sineth, 20, a university student, had her 125cc Honda motorbike stolen at gunpoint Tuesday in Dangkao district, Phnom Penh. Two men, who were driving an old moto, told Chea Sineth that they would kill her if she did not give them her moto. Police said they are searching for the perpetrators.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

SIX FISHERMEN ARRESTED

At least six people were arrested for using illegal fishing nets by commune police in O'Takrey commune and sent to Thmar Kol district police headquarter in Battambang province on September 7. All of them were released after re-education.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

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