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Police Blotter: 06 Jan 2009

Police Blotter: 06 Jan 2009

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WOMAN KILLS  MAN BY BITING HIS PENIS

Vuth Voeun, 38, was found dead last month, after his wife Sy Hoeun had allegedly bitten and squeezed his penis in anger after an argument. The argument happened after Sy Hoeun came home from the couple's rice paddy in the Krorkor district of Pursat province to find her husband and his friends drinking 15 litres of rice wine, which she wanted to sell. They had an argument that evening, and the next morning Vuth Voeun was found dead. No report was made at the time, but the district police interviewed the wife when rumours of the molested penis had spread. They could not confirm the cause of death because the body had already been cremated.
VONG SOKHENG

MAN ACCIDENTLY SETS FIRE TO SELF

Prak Sopheap, 23, suffered severe injuries on Thursday night after he caught fire while filling up a motorbike with petrol. He used a lighter to see better in the dark but immediately caught fire. Several

people tried to stop the fire from spreading from his arms to the rest of his body, but he was burned from head to toe. He was brought to the Calmette Hospital in Kampong Speu province.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

JOURNALIST ARRESTED FOR PHOTO

Police arrested a journalist for taking photographs of a street dessert vendor in the Chong Kao Sou village in Siem Reap province on December 31. The arrested man, Muth Savy, said he knew the vendor and witnesses said that the arrest was unreasonable. Police claim that they did not mean to arrest him but that they only invited him to the station for some lessons and that he would be released afterwards.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

FARMER SURVIVES REVENGE ATTACK

A man was shot in the neck but survived what police say was a revenge attack. The attack happened in Kampot province on Friday, when the victim, Nhean Vorn, 34, came home from helping thresh rice for his relatives. The police have no sign of the perpetrators.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

MAN TEASES WIFE, BURNS DOWN HOUSE

Try Hongly accidentally burned down his family home after an argument with his wife. During the argument, he decided to tease his wife by pretending to set fire to their small thatch house in Kampong Cham province. He switched on a lighter but when his wife did not stop him, the flame reached the thatched roof and eventually the house burned down. He was arrested Saturday by the local police. 
KOH SANTEPHEAP

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