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Police Blotter: 02 October 2007

Police Blotter: 02 October 2007

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OCTOBER 19: Police arrested Lim Chanrouthana, 15, for questioning after he

was accused of raping a 4-year-old girl in Sophy village, Banteay Meanchey province.

The girl told police Chanrouthana had raped her twice when her parents were not at

home. The girl said he gave her a small cake for every rape. Chanrouthana later confessed

and recognized the rape.

OCTOBER 19: The bloody body of Bun Channary, 24, was found at 7pm in Psar

Doeum Thkao commune, Phnom Penh. Police said Channary had been stabbed three times

in the chest and once in the neck with a knife as she was returning from a communal

office where she had just filed for a divorce. Police suspected the husband killed

her because he disappeared from a rental house after the murder.

OCTOBER 20: Police are looking for the people responsible for the death of

Nov Chiav, 38, who was raped and murdered the previous night in Pich Chanda commune,

Battambang province. Police said Chiav's body was found naked dead and she had been

chopped four times in the head and face with a heavy knife.

OCTOBER 24: Ung Vanna, the son of general Ung Samkhan, who is the commander

of the military navigation unit, was arrested for attempted murder and later released

after his father intervened. Police said the son of the general and two arrested

accomplices threatened Soy Sopheap, a commentator on CTN, while he was talking with

journalists at around 9:15pm in the park across from the old national assembly. Sopheap

said Vanna was angry with him because he had recently criticized young people who

had been flying their motorbikes and racing their cars.

OCTOBER 26: A British national, Simon Dutton, 42, was found dead at 9pm at

a closed rental house in Wat Phnom commune, Phnom Penh. Police said Simon died from

an overdose, noting that 11 strips of Valium were found on his bed. Police said Simon

committed suicide because he had argued with his Cambodian wife, Oeu Leakhena, 21,

who said Simon recently attempted suicide once but survived.

OCTOBER 29: A crowd of bees killed one person and injured five other people

while they were working in O'Sngout village, Battambang province. Ly Bouy, police

inspector of Samlot district, said the bees flew down and attacked the people after

children threw rocks at a beehive in a nearby tree.

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