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Police Blotter : 11 August 2008

Police Blotter : 11 August 2008

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MAN, 18, AXES HIS MOM'S ADULTERER

A man lay in treatment at Kampong Trach district hospital in Takeo after he was chopped with an ax to his back by the son of the woman with whom he had been committing adultery. Khin Leang, 38, slept with the assailant's mother, 40, several times, the police chief said. The ax-wounded man said that the attacker, Net Pet, is filing a lawsuit and that he would "probably pay compensation for the third time" for having committed adultery. Khin Leang had already been ordered to pay by the police, who added that the son was angry that the adultery occurred while his father worked in Pailin. KOH SANTEPHEAP

DOG INVADES HOUSE, BITES 2-YEAR-OLD

Kampong Chhnang commune residents angrily killed a dog and buried it after the canine ran into a home and bit a two-year-old girl, severely wounding her. After the incident the mother  apparently tried to extract  a dog's tooth  lodged in the girl's hand. The child was taken to the hospital and prescribed seven vaccinations. KOH SANTEPHEAP

WOMAN COMPLAINS  OF GROPING

Police arrested two students after a woman, 19, complained the males sexually accosted her on the street on Friday night. According to the Battambang 12th-grader, she was stopped on her motorbike when Kong Virak, 17, and Seu Saray, 20, pulled up alongside her and manhandled her breasts. KOH SANTEPHEAP

OVERDOSE OF PILLS KILLS MOTHER OF 5

A woman, 40, who consumed dozens of pills died in hospital after medical personnel tried to resuscitate her for five hours. She leaves behind five children and a husband. KAMPUCHEA THMEY

MINE KILLS BOY, 7, WOUNDS 3 IN FAMILY

A seven-year-old boy was killed and his mother and two sisters were severely wounded by a land mine when the mother took the children to the fields to plant corn. The mother and girls, nine months old and five years old, were sent to the hospital after the morning accident Thursday in Battambang province. RASMEI KAMPUCHEA

BOY, 18 MONTHS,   DROWNS NEAR HOME

An 18-month-old boy drowned in a pond 20 metres from home in Kampong Chhnang district, Kampong Chhnang province, on Thursday. A man who brought his cow to drink at the pond spotted the baby and alerted the parents. KOH SANTEPHEAP

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