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Police Blotter: 04 Dec 2008

Police Blotter: 04 Dec 2008

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CUSTOMER SHOT IN RESTAURANT FRACAS

Vuth Vanny, a 24-year-old student, living in Mitapheap commune, Prampi Makara district, Phnom Penh, was shot in the left eye at Chub Khnea Sam Lanh Restaurant on Street 315, Boeung Kak 1 commune, Phnom Penh at 11:30pm on Monday, and died in Calmette Hospital the following morning. Police arrested the shooter, Ros Propey Veasna, a 29-year-old policeman, and his friend, Kim Lalin, 20, who both worked at the restaurant and were fighting over a female colleague. The victim was a customer at the restaurant.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

OFFICIAL ROBBED OF TEN GRAND AT HOUSE

Forest administration official Sok Vannareth, 41, was robbed at gunpoint by three men at his house on Street 430, Chamkarmon district, Phnom Penh on Tuesday, taking money and jewellery totalling about US$10,000. The victim said he had just collected a debt of $5,000.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

POLICEMAN HELD OVER BIKE THEFT

Local policeman Rath Khleum Pida, 22, was arrested November 27 and sent to municipal court, along with accomplices Yim Sarath, 24, and Pen Sareth, 25. The three were charged with motorbike theft in O'Russey 1 commune, Prampi Makara district, Phnom Penh, on November 6. RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

 
GANG FIGHT KILLS ONE, INJURES FRIEND

A gang fight Sunday in Ampil commune in Kampong Cham's Kampong Siem district left Sath Kosol, 22, dead and his friend wounded in the left hand. They were attacked with wooden sticks by a rival gang while they were travelling back by motorbike from their friend's house. Sath Kosol fell off the bike and his friend drove it away to escape, hearing the next morning that his friend died in hospital. Villagers claim the neighbouring gangs had clashed many times already.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

FAMILY ARRESTED FOR MURDER

Father Seng Bav, 55, mother Muth Hean, 50, and son Seth Boeun, 18, were arrested by police and sent to court on Tuesday, charged with the Friday murder of former son-in-law Roeun Kimchea, 31, in O'Sralao village in Banteay Meanchey's Malay district. The victim suffered fatal head injuries after being hit many times with a big steel bar by Seth Boeun because he had hit and kicked the mother.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

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