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Police Blotter: 11 Apr 2011

Police Blotter: 11 Apr 2011

Robbery at Department of Agriculture
The Department of Agriculture in Siem Reap was robbed of three computers on Wednesday, after unidentified thieves broke in through a window. A spokesman for the department said that no one in the office was suspected. The computers were recently donated to the department and contained documents, including accounting information. Police are searching for the suspects involved but said that the department should have a guard outside the office at all times.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Dancers elude police after party gang fight
TWO men were seriously injured after a fight broke out between two gangs at a dance party in Kampong Speu’s Samrong Tong district on Saturday. Police said that the party-goers were celebrating ahead of Khmer New Year when an argument erupted. The two groups used rocks and bottles to attack each other. Two men sustained severe injuries and were sent to hospital, meanwhile the suspects escaped.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

Suspect arrested in motodop robbery
A 25-YEAR-OLD man was arrested over a motorbike robbery in Kandal province’s Ang Snuol district on Thursday. Police said the victim was a motodop who was ordered by two customers to take them home. Once he got to a secluded area, the two suspects are alleged to have threatened the victim with a knife and attacked him, causing the driver serious bodily harm. Police arrived and arrested one suspect, while the other escaped. The victim has been sent to hospital and the arrested man was sent to court.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Fishermen busted for electrocuting fish
POLICE in Banteay Meanchey’s Preah Net Preah district arrested two men suspected of illegal fishing on Wednesday. Police said that villagers filed a complaint alleging that the men frequently used electric fishing tools to catch fish and that if they were allowed to continue they could endanger the fish supply. Police arrested the two suspects and seized two electric tools. The suspects have been sent to court.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Eight alleged drug users detained in Svay Rieng
POLICE in Svay Rieng’s Bavet town arrested eight suspected drug users on Thursday. Police said they saw them using drugs together in a secluded area. An unidentified quantity of drugs and paraphernalia were seized and police said that the majority of the suspects worked in a casino. Police are investigating to determine if they are drug smugglers.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

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