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Police Blotter: 1 Feb 2011

Police Blotter: 1 Feb 2011

Police track suspect to Kampong Cham
Police in Kandal province’s Lvea Em district on Friday arrested a man suspected of committing robberies in the Kandal area since 2007. Police said that the suspect escaped to Kampong Cham province after he and a friend robbed a pig seller in 2007. The accused was arrested after injuring a person in Kampong Cham province, prompting local investigations that revealed the man’s involvement in robberies in Kandal. He was then handed over to police in Kandal, where he admitted that he committed the robberies.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

Two men detained over attempted killing
Police in Stung Treng province said that two men were arrested for attempted murder on Saturday. Police said the crime was allegedly committed in Kampong Cham, after which they went to live in the Stung Treng area. Police in Stung Treng, who have handed the pair over to authorities in Kampong Cham, said they had committed a serious crime and could not escape forever.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

Garment factory head accuses staff of theft
A factory worker and two security guards were detained by police after the factory owner accused them of stealing. The factory owner told police that he ordered them to transfer clothes from another factory to store at his factory. He ordered them to transfer 3,222 items of clothing but when they arrived, the owner claims 300 items were missing. He accused the three of stealing and filed a complaint to the police to investigate it. Police are investigating this case.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Villagers attack drunk for stealing buffalo
A 46-year-old man was nearly killed by a group of villagers after he stole a villager’s buffalo in Svay Rieng province’s Chantrea district on Saturday. Police said the wife and children of the accused man had left him. He was living alone and always drunk. The owner of the buffalo said that on the day in question, the man stole his buffalo, after which he called for help from villagers, who attacked the accused man. Police sent the man to hospital and detained him after he had recovered.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Drowning leaves two children parentless
Police in Kampot province’s Dang Tong district said a father and mother’s recent deaths have left their two little children without anyone to look after them. Police said that the children’s mother died last week from an illness. Shortly after her death, the father went to a lake to find vegetables, where he then drowned. The villagers said that they pity their children very much right now, since there is no one to take care of them.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

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