Police Blotter: 05 Jan 2009

Police Blotter: 05 Jan 2009

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DRUNKEN MAN STABS WIFE

May Doeun was arrested by police on Tuesday after he stabbed his wife on her thigh with a knife because she shouted at him to stop destroying kitchen utensils when he was drunk. The couple lives in Prek Takov village and commune, Khsach Kandal district, Kandal province.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

MAN ARRESTED FOR SHOWING SEX MOVIES

The owner of a cafe that regularly shows sex movies was arrested by the police on December 31, and his shop was closed down.  All his movies and video equipment were confiscated. The arrested man was Phum Saorith, 42,  of Battambang province. The police said they had taken action against this cafe once already and the owner had promised to stop, but had not done so. He was sent to the provincial court on Friday.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

200 COMPUTERS DESTROYED IN FIRE

A fire Friday in the Thaisan computer store on Kampuchea Krom Boulevard in Phnom Penh destroyed 200 computers but caused no human injuries. The store belongs to Chin Kim San, who did not know how the fire started.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

WOMAN KILLS HUSBAND WITH HOE

Key Dun, 68, died Saturday morning in hospital after he had been hit with a hoe by his wife on January 1 in Trapaing Thom village, Svay Rieng province. The man was drunk and started arguing with his wife Ung Chhan, 65, who was doing garden work. During the argument, the victim hit the suspect, who then used the hoe to protect herself, fatally injuring her husband. RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

AMBULANCE INJURES  WOMAN IN CRASH

An ambulance from the private clinic Pha Sokhapheap ran into a motorbike driven by Sao Vibol, 23, at a highway traffic circle near Svay Rieng's education office, injuring the woman. The ambulance was going about 80 kilometres per hour, racing to pick up victims of an accident. The police took both the ambulance and the motorbike to the police station to wait for settlement.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

DRUNKEN DRIVER HITS FOUR PEOPLE

According to the police, a Mercedes driven by a drunken driver hit a motorbike from behind on Sihanouk Boulevard  in Phnom Penh on Saturday. The motorbike was carrying four people.  The driver managed to escape after he crashed into a fence, abandoning his vehicle, which stuck to the fence. The police did not know the victims' status.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

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