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Police Blotter: 04 Feb 2009

Police Blotter: 04 Feb 2009

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ONE DEAD AFTER FALL FROM TREE

Naey Nith, a 20-year-old palm sugar maker, died after falling from a palm tree in Pursat province. Relatives said the victim enjoyed sleeping in palm trees.   
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

MAN STEALS BIKE TO AVOID SCOLDING

May Rein, a 24-year-old motorbike driver in Phnom Penh, was arrested Saturday after allegedly stealing a motorbike. Police said the suspect decided to steal the bike because his own bike had been stolen and he was afraid of being scolded by his wife.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

GARBAGE FIRE TRIGGERS UXO

Srey Rum,17, and her mother Thoen, 39, were injured Monday after an explosion in Banteay Meanchey province. The victims were injured while burning garbage around their house to keep warm. The explosion was believed to have been caused by an unexploded ordnance.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

POLICE NAB FUGITIVE NECKLACE SNATCHER

Lun Srey Ny, 22, was arrested Thursday after snatching a necklace from a child walking in a market in Kampong Cham province. Police said the necklace-snatching woman had been evading authorities for two years.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

MAN ARRESTED FOR RAPING DAUGHTER

Raing Sim, 42, was arrested Saturday for allegedly raping his 11-year-old daughter. The man allegedly raped his daughter while his wife was out because she was getting "more beautiful".
KOH SANTEPHEAP

MAN RAPES WOMAN IN SEARCH OF HUSBAND

Ly Lorn, 42, was arrested Sunday for allegedly raping a woman who had enlisted his help to search for her husband. On Friday, the woman, Maong May, 37, reportedly asked the man to drive her around on his moto to search for her husband. The accused was reported to police by the victim, who lives in the same village as the man.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

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