Police Blotter: 07 Jan 2009

Police Blotter: 07 Jan 2009

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CHILD RAPIST ARRESTED

Two incidents of child rape happened on Friday and Saturday in Phnom Touch and Kouk Ballangk communes, Mongkol Borei district, Banteay Meanchey province. Phaing Bor, 28, was arrested for raping a four-year-old girl on Saturday near her grandmother's house. The suspect had been asked to look after the girl by her grandmother, who trusted the man. The other case happened on Friday when a 20-month-old girl was raped after her mother had gone to market, leaving her home alone.  The perpetrator escaped.  
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

FOOD FIGHT LEAVES ONE DEAD

Sok Srey, 15, was sentenced to three years in prison for stabbing and killing Pross Den in August. The suspect and the victim were both living at the Centre of New Family Organisation in Slaeng Roling village, Phnom Penh, and had been fighting over an egg during dinner. The boy died on the way to hospital. The court released the verdict on December 29.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

POLICE SAVE SUICIDAL TEEN

Police saved Teng Maly, 17, when she was about to jump off Chruoy Changvar bridge in Phnom Penh to commit suicide. The girl told police that she wanted to commit

suicide because many people had insulted her, saying her face was very ugly and unlucky. According to her mother, Ly Kimhour, the girl is paranoid and this is the third time she has tried to kill herself.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

ROBBERS SHOOT MAN IN HEAD

Yoeum Nhanh, 57, was killed on Sunday night in Pring Kaong viilage, Bos Sbov commune, Serei Soaphoan district, Banteay Meanchey province, after coming to the aid of a neighbor, Smok Chhit, when seven robbers entered the neighbour's house. The robbers, armed with guns and sticks, stole a gold necklace, 30,000 baht and a DVD player.

The victim was shot in the head and died on the ground.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

MAN SHOT IN MOTORBIKE ROBBERY

Phouk Bunphan, 30, was shot and seriously injured in the left hip by a group of three robbers on Street 310 in Phnom Penh on Sunday night. The victim was driving his

girlfriend when the three robbers pointed a gun at the victim and told him to stop his motorbike. When he did not stop, the robbers shot him, stole his motorbike and escaped.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

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