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Police Blotter: 10 Feb 2009

Police Blotter: 10 Feb 2009

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GUNMEN STORM SNUOL MARKET

Five gunmen are wanted by police after a robbery at Snuol market in Kratie province. The robbers escaped with 100 damlung (3.75 kg) of gold and US$600. One man was severely injured in the robbery after being struck with the butt of a rifle.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

HUSBAND-AND-WIFE MURDERERS SHAMED

Two killers were publicly shamed at a press conference on Saturday after they drugged, robbed and killed a couple by cutting their throats in Praek Prasab commune, Kratie province. The killers confessed to drugging the couple with sleeping pills then cutting their throats.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

JEALOUS WIFE USES ACID ON HUSBAND

Phon Sophy, 23, was "slightly wounded" in Kampong Cham province when his jealous wife threw acid on his face and eyes. The man was sent to hospital. His wife was released from prison on Saturday after Phon Sophy said he would not press charges, as she had only attacked him out of jealousy.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

RAPIST FOUND AFTER 3 YEARS ON THE RUN

Chrun Sary, 28, was arrested by police after evading authorities for three years. The man was wanted by police for the abduction and rape of an underage girl in Punhea Leu district, Kandal province.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

MAN SHOT FOUR TIMES BY ROBBERS

A man was shot four times on Thursday in Khmum district, Kampong Cham province, after being ambushed by two men on a motorbike. The man was shot in the shoulder and robbed of his necklace and motorbike. The robbers evaded police because it was "nighttime and ... no light", a police spokesman said.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

WOMAN SEVERELY HURT DURING ATTACK

Eberhard Maria, 70, was severely wounded after being hit on the head with a brick by robbers while she was sunbathing on the beach in Sihanoukville on Friday. The woman was sent to a nearby hospital for medical treatment but due to the severity of her condition, she was sent to Calmette Hospital in Phnom Penh. Police are searching for her attackers and have found the brick used during the attack, which they will keep as evidence.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

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