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Police Blotter: 10 September 2008

Police Blotter: 10 September 2008

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DISAPPOINTED TEEN JUMPS FROM BRIDGE

Srey Tear, an 18-year-old factory worker, was rescued by a Cham fishing boat after she tried to commit suicide by jumping from the Chruoy Changvar bridge in Cham Choa commune, Dangkor district, Takeo province on Monday. According to a witness, Srey Tear ordered a moto taxi driver to stop in the middle of the bridge and hurled herself into the river. Police who questioned the girl said that Srey Tear tried to commit suicide because she was disappointed with herself for trusting her girlfriend who later proved dishonest. The police have consoled and re-educated the girl. The crowd of onlookers who gathered after the incident created a 15-minute traffic jam on the bridge.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

PROUD MOBILE OWNER KILLS MATE

Chou Kimhong, 34, a moto taxi driver, is dead after a drunken brawl with Chum Phoeun, 47, a fellow moto taxi driver at 11:15pm in Pursat on Sunday. The police said the two men, who had been drinking wine all day, got into an argument about the makes and prices of their mobile phones, which culminated with Chum Poeun attacking and killing Chou Kimhong with an ax. The police said they are currently compiling a report to ask the commissioner of police for a warrant to arrest the alleged perpetrator.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

ANGRY POLICEMEN SHOOT GUNS IN AIR

Seng Vutha, 24, and Luk Marady, 24, military police officers, were arrested after shooting their guns on the corner of streets 214 and 51 in Daun Penh district of Phnom Penh at 2:30am Sunday. The police said that the two men, who were very drunk after a night out at the X2 club, shot their guns into the air after they got angry with hostess girls. The police said that they have sent the two offenders to the Municipal Armed Forces office and are currently compiling a report on the incident. No one was injured.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

POLICEMAN STEALS MODERN PHONE

Yan Kimhong, 38, a military police officer, was arrested by armed police for attempting to steal a modern phone in Takeo province Friday. Ou Heal, 61, the owner of the phone, said that he ordered his son to search for Yan Kimhong because he knew the man stole the phone and said his son found the phone in Yan Kimhong's plastic bag. Yan Kimhong admitted to stealing the phone but said that someone else ordered him to steal it. Yan Kimhong has been sent to court.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

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