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Police Blotter: 05 Mar 2009

Police Blotter: 05 Mar 2009

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MOTO DRIVER HITS TRUCK IN B'BANG

Phaen Phalla, male, 26, from Samraong Takok village in Battambang province on Monday collided on a motorbike at high speed with a pickup truck in Prek Mohatep village, Battambang province. The victim sustained severe head trauma and passed out before being transferred to an area hospital for treatment. The driver of the truck was identified by police as Ngeum Kamsoth, male, 32, also from Samraong Takok village. He was not injured in the collision.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

TWO KILLED IN PHONE SHOP ROBBERY

Three armed robbers on Monday shot and killed a phone shop owner and his wife before stealing money, gold and phones from the shop in Srae Nauy market, Varin district, Siem Reap province. The victims were identified by police as Kheim Rith, 41, and his wife Sao Sotheary. How much was taken in the robbery remains unknown. Police are currently searching for the robbers.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

US MAN FOUND DEAD IN APARTMENT

An American man was found dead in his apartment in Village 2, Chaktomuk commune, Daun Penh district, Phnom Penh, on Monday by a friend visiting from Germany. The dead man, identified as Abrahimi Nader, 41, was found on the floor with blood on his head. The deceased is said to have been owner of Aziza's Place, located in Tuol Tumpoung I village, Phnom Penh. Police inferred that the man died after falling from illness and striking his head.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

MAN ARRESTED FOR RAPING MINOR

Chum Chun, 29, a construction worker, was arrested by police in CPC village, Teuk Thla commune, Sen Sok district, Phnom Penh on Sunday on suspicion of raping a minor staying with him at a construction site in CPC village. Chum Chun was said to have committed the rape after watching pornographic movies at a nearby coffee shop.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

MAN KILLED TRYING TO SHOCK FISH

Ly Bunsak, 27, was electrocuted and died on Monday when he tried to use a power line to shock fish in a ditch in Svay Dankum village and commune, Siem Reap province. The deceased stole the power line from a nearby house while the owners were away at market and fell into the water as he was trying to shock the fish.
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