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Police Blotter: 04 September 2008

Police Blotter: 04 September 2008

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TWO CRUSHED BY HAYWIRE CONTAINER  

A mother was killed and

her son's legs were crushed when a private company container fell on

them from a truck in Phnom Penh's Russey Keo district Monday. Mor

Sunly, 45, died instantly when the container flattened her.  Her son

Khun Phall, 27, sustained leg injuries during the incident. Witness

said that the duo were riding a motorbike when the truck in front of

them went over a road bump and lost a container. The truck driver is on

the run from the police.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

MAN KILLS SISTER, 7, FOR CURSING HIM

Vann Ly, 18, has been arrested for killing his seven-year-old sister in

Tasen village, Trang commune, Kamrieng district, Battambang province,

on Friday. When Vann Ly was arrested a day after the incident, he told

the police that he killed his sister and threw her body into a nearby

stream because he was angry with her for frequently cursing him.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

MILITARY POLICE ARREST THIEVES

Hang Sokhen, 17, Neth Sokun, 20, and Choum Chum, 19, have been arrested

by military police after a failed attempt to rob a moto driver outside

the Sunway Hotel in Daun Penh district, Phnom Penh Sunday. The group

walked towards Om Tongsin, 21, who was waiting on his moto outside the

hotel and begged him for 2,000 Riel. When Om Tongsin refused to hand

over the money, the group threatened him with an axe and stole his

necklace and motor. The robbers were stopped and arrested by military

police 20 metres from the scene of the crime.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

ELEPHANT'S TRUNK STRIKES S'VILLE

Eight houses were destroyed in a storm called "elephant's trunk" in

Sihanoukville Monday. A fisherman said that the sky above the sea

became very dark just before the storm hit. Weather officials in

Sihanoukville said that the storm was a natural phenomenon that 

happens every year in Sihanoukville and frightens fishermen.
RASMEI KAMPUCHEA

SWEETHEARTS ROBBED  NEAR RIVER

Two men were arrested by police after they assaulted and robbed two sweethearts in Phsar Kandal commune, Phnom Penh, on Sunday.
RASMEI KAMPUCHEA

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