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Police Blotter: 07 Oct 2008

Police Blotter: 07 Oct 2008

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UPSET GIRL COMMITS SUICIDE

Moeun Nov, a 20-year-old deaf girl, hanged herself in her family home at 6am on Saturday in Prek Tasak commune, Russey Keo district, Phnom Penh. Moeun Nov's father told the police that his daughter seemed a bit upset with him because he sent her home when they were tending to their cattle on Friday. The neighbours said they saw Moeun Nov take a bath and put on new clothes before she went to bed the night before the incident. Moeun Nov's father said he did not know how angry his daughter was at him until she committed suicide.
RASMEI KAMPUCHEA

JEALOUS MAN SLITS WIFE'S THROAT

Chhey Moa, 36, killed his wife Neat Saroeun, 28, by slicing her throat with a razor blade at 9pm on Friday in Kirivong district, Takeo province. The perpetrator, who had already been in jail twice for physically assaulting his wife, told the police that he decided to kill Neat Saroeun because he was jealous. The police said that Chhey Moa killed his wife not only because of jealousy, but also because she owed 600,000 riels (US$150) to the bank.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

BOY STRUCK BY LIGHTNING

Ngor Khun, a 16-year-old Cambodian boy, died when he was struck by lightning on Friday in Kork Soung district, Sras Keo province in Thailand.  The police said that Ngor Khun, who came from O'Chrov district in Banteay Meanchey province, was struck by the lightning while he was tending cattle with his friend during stormy weather.  Ngor Khun's body has now been transported to his family in Cambodia.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

YOUNG RAPIST IMPRISONED

TuyTi Pito, 18-year-old man from Tboung Khmum district in Kampong Cham province, was sentenced to a jail term for raping a 17-year-old girl on September 28. The girl told the police that TuyTi Pito attacked and raped her while she was sleeping at her family home. She knows the perpetrator because they live in the same village, and she told her grandmother about the incident the following morning.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

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