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Police Blotter: 11 Aug 2011

Police Blotter: 11 Aug 2011

‘Dealers’ caught with 4,000 tablets
POLICE confiscated 4,000 tablets and arrested two suspected dealers in a drug bust on Tuesday outside a guesthouse in the capital’s Dangkor district. Police said they had received information about the whereabouts of the alleged drug dealers from an informant. The two suspects, aged 30 and 31, were sent to court to await trial.
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Maid suspected of stealing from boss
A 21-YEAR-OLD maid was arrested for allegedly stealing US$310 from her boss on Saturday in Phnom Penh’s Dangkor district. The 24-year-old victim said he had left $1,000 in the pocket of his pants before showering, but when he got out of the shower there was only $690 left. The victim then approached the maid about the missing money and she allegedly confessed to the theft, informing him that she had used the money to buy clothes and jewellery. The maid also said she had lent some of the money to a friend. She was later sent to court.
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Three men ’steal motorbike, use drugs’
THREE men were arrested by police on Monday for allegedly stealing a motorbike in Banteay Meanchey province’s O’Chrou district. Police said the victim lent his motorbike to his friend’s son and his two friends. When they failed to return the motorbike in a timely fashion, the victim filed a complaint with authorities. Police also said the alleged robbers had used drugs while they were in possession of the stolen motorbike.
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Drunken man beats mother-in-law
A 70-YEAR-OLD woman was seriously injured by her son-in-law on Sunday in Kandal province’s Khsach Kandal district. Police said the suspect was drunk when he beat his mother-in-law with a piece of wood, adding that the suspect had allegedly beat his wife frequently, causing her to move to Malaysia. The suspect was sent to court to await trial.
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Speeding bus injures female cyclists
TWO women were seriously injured while riding their bicycles on Sunday in Kampong Chhang province’s Kampong Tralach district when a bus hit them from behind. Police said the women were travelling north on National Road 5 when the speeding bus approached from behind and hit them. The victims were rushed to the hospital, while the bus driver escaped after abandoning his vehicle seven kilometres north of the scene of the accident. Police said they are still searching for the driver, who has not yet been identified.
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