Police Blotter: 02 Jan 2009

Police Blotter: 02 Jan 2009

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ROWDY YOUTH PROMISE TO PLAY NICE

Three Battambang students, Sin Ratha, 20, Keo Sok Samnang, 17, and Seng Udom, 15, spent a night in prison after pulling wheelies on their motorbikes Sunday. After receiving a lecture from the police and promising with a thumbprint they would not act like this again, they were set free the next morning.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

MAN CRASHES INTO TUK-TUK

46-year-old Chhun Mao died Monday morning in a hospital from injuries he sustained when he ran his motorbike, without lights, into a tuk-tuk that was parked by the road side in Kampot province.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

MAN WORKING FOR IN-LAWS STEALS BIKE

Soy Sokly, 21, from Kampong Cham province, was arrested on Sunday morning for trying to sell a stolen motorbike in the Pailin town market. He had stolen the bike from local resident Try Chhunleang, 40, while he was  harvesting corn for his parents-in-law next to the victim's house.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

QUIET OUTING TURNS VIOLENT

Two men asked Nhol Sophan, 24, from Siem Reap province, to a take them to a quiet square in town last Tuesday. When they arrived, they punched him and injured him with a wooden stick, before making off with his motorbike. They then tried to sell the bike for $250, but people were suspicious and would not buy it. One week later, police arrested one of the suspects, Duong Khna, a 24-year-old from Kampot province, and found the motorbike and returned it to its owner. The other suspect managed to escape.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

CONSTRUCTION WORKER PLUMMETS

Son Ol, a 45-year-old construction worker from Kandal province, was found dead at a construction site in Phnom Penh on Sunday morning. Police said they believed he had fallen off a five-metre high staircase the night before.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

MATCHMAKER TURNED THIEF

Ly Kim Hong, 17, was introducing a man to prostitutes in Daun Penh district, Phnom Penh, after midnight last Tuesday. Suddenly, he snatched the man's necklace and made a run for it. The victim, shouting for help, was aided by residents who caught up with the thief and delivered him to the police.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

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