Police Blotter: 08 Dec 2008

Police Blotter: 08 Dec 2008

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ROBBED MAN FORCED TO EAT SOIL

Sdaeng Pring was showing local resident Bun Noy a fighting cock in the hope of a sale when he was attacked by five other men at his home in Chhnal Meann village in Pursat's Bakan district on November 29. Sdaeng Pring was tied up and had soil pushed in his mouth by the ax-wielding gang who beat him unconscious and got away with his money, totalling 3.95 million riels. Police suspect Bun Noy of being an accomplice and are keeping his motorbike in the station until he is caught.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

MAN SHOT DEAD BY MOTORBIKE THIEVES

Soeung Bunthoeun, 39, was shot dead by robbers in front of Chum Pou Vorn pagoda on National Road 4 in Phnom Penh. The victim had gone inside a market near the pagoda to buy food, while his brother waited with the motorbike. Two robbers, carrying a handgun and two-way radio, approached the brother and attempted to steal the motorbike. Soeung Bunthoeun rushed to help his brother and was shot twice by the robbers, who escaped the scene on the stolen bike.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

LADY ATTEMPTS SUICIDE OFF BRIDGE

A widow identified only as Seik, 38, attempted suicide by jumping off the Japanese Bridge in Phnom Penh at 2:10pm on Wednesday. She had taken a mototaxi to the midpoint of the bridge, which links the Chroy Changvar peninsula with the city over the Tonle Sap river. Police saw the attempt and launched a rescue boat, which saved her from drowning in time. Her only response to the police was the words, "I want to die".
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

SIX-YEAR-OLD BOY KILLED BY TUK-TUK

Kob Kamrey died from injuries after being run over by a tuk-tuk transporting drinks on November 30 in Tanis village in Kampong Chhnang's Rolea B'ier district. The six-year-old was crossing the road to buy porridge when he was hit by the fully loaded tuk-tuk driven by Heng Kim Huy, 25. The driver fled the scene, dumping his tuk-tuk two kilometres down the road. 
KOH SANTEPHEAP

MAN ARRESTED FOR COMPANY CAR THEFT

Se Heam, 33, was arrested by police for attempting to sell a stolen car to Chheng Phan at the traffic circle near Sampouv Meas pagoda in Phnom Penh. Se Heam told police that he had stolen the car from his employers, medicine distributors Zee Health Care, to pay off gambling debts.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

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