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Police Blotter: 08 September 2008

Police Blotter: 08 September 2008

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MEN FOUND GUILTY OF TRAFFICKING  

Nguyen Yang Fong and Bith

Hong, Vietnamese nationals, were sentenced by Phnom Penh Municipal

Court last week to six years in prison and fined 10 million riels each

for drug trafficking. The two men were arrested with 3,940 amphetamine

tablets on January 15. Both men were found guilty despite denying the

crime.

RASMEI KAMPUCHEA

MAN HANGS HIMSELF AFTER QUARREL

Neang

Chanthoeun, 25, a moto mechanic, hanged himself under his father's

house after a quarrel with his wife in Kampong Chhnang province

Thursday. Neang Chanthoeun's father said that his son was always drunk

and beat his wife and that, on the day of the incident, he asked his

daughter-in-law to sleep on the ground floor of his house because he

was worried that Neang Chanthoeun would beat her.

KOH SANTEPHEAP

FAULTY BRIDGE COLLAPSES AGAIN  

O'Takrei

bridge in Ratanak Mundul district, Battambang province, collapsed again

Friday. A source who witnessed the incident said that a truck belonging

to a private company was crossing the bridge when it collapsed. The

truck, which was carrying mixed goods from Pailin city to Battambang

province, plummeted into the river.

RASMEI KAMPUCHEA

HUSBAND BEATS WIFE WITH STICK

Pheng

Lei, 26, was seriously injured by her drunken husband who beat her on

the head with a wooden stick in Samrong Tong district Wednesday. Pheng

Lei was attacked and rendered unconscious by her husband after she

asked him to look after their one-year-old daughter while she was

preparing a meal. The woman is currently recovering at Kampong Speu

Provincial Hospital.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

ATTEMPTED MURDER ON THE ROAD

Three

men were arrested for attempting to kill two people on the road in

Phnom Penh's Veal Vong commune, Prampii Makara district, Wednesday.

Ngoun Chanrasmei, 20, sustained serious injuries to his right hand and

Lina Bunna, 18, to his left ear during the attack. Both victims have

been sent to a hospital. The assailants have been arrested and are

awaiting trial.
RASMEI KAMPUCHEA

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