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Police Blotter 05 Nov 2008

Police Blotter 05 Nov 2008

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NGO WORKER DIES IN NECKLACE ROBBERY

A lady died in hospital after having jewellery pulled from her neck by robbers on Monivong Blvd in Tonle Bassac commune on Sunday. Thun Yany, 50, was riding a moto-taxi when two gangsters snatched her necklace, causing her to fall off and her head to hit the street. She was seriously injured and had a lot of bloodshed on the head.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

MAN ARRESTED FOR MOTO THEFT

Luy Dary, 20, living in Takhmao village, Kandal province, was arrested by Takhmao police on Sunday, for stealing a motorbike belonging to Kong Vanna, 42. In the robbery, the victim was hit by about five robbers, one of whom was then arrested. Luy Dary has been jailed three times already.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

CIRCLE DANCE ENDS IN AX MURDER

A man was cut and killed in a rice field by unknown suspects after returning from a circle dance party at 11:30pm on Sunday in Damnak Thnung village, Pursat province. The victim, Dorn Phlaok, 17, was cut with an ax on the head and eye and died on the scene. According to police, there was a conflict between teenagers at Damnak Thnung pagoda, where people gathered to dance. The police inferred that it was a revenge, and not robbery, but said they are actively hunting for the suspect.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

PHONE BANDIT APPREHENDED

Phsar Thmey 2 police have arrested a suspect for stealing cell phones from a guesthouse. Yev Chamrong, 19,  was caught on the scene in Sunday morning at Ty Eung Heng Guesthouse on Street 81, Phsar Thmey 2 commune. The suspect had stayed at the guesthouse since Saturday night, when he succeeded in stealing a cell phone from room 102. At 4:00am, he broke into another room, 101, and stole another phone, but was seen by the landlord. He was then caught and given to police.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

GIRL HIT BY BUS ON NATIONAL ROAD 5

A seven-year-old girl was seriously injured on the head when she crossed National Road 5 to her house and was hit by a bus. The accident happened in Sunday morning in Kampong Preah village and commune, Battambang province. According to the police, the girl's name is Yieng Savin. She fainted and was taken to the provincial hospital by her father. The police said they were not sure if she can be saved or not. RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

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