Police Blotter: 11 Feb 2009

Police Blotter: 11 Feb 2009

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ROBBER ARRESTED IN RUSSEI KEO

Russei Keo police arrested Ka Tin, 23, for his involvement in a burglary on Thursday in Tuol commune, Russei Keo district, Phnom Penh. Details about the robbery, including how many thieves there were, remains unknown.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

SERIAL BAG SNATCHER CAUGHT

Police say they have arrested a "world snatching champion" in Siem Reap province. Leng Bunly, a 23-year-old moto taxi driver, confessed to snatching bags on at least two occasions when he was arrested by police on Saturday.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

THREE MEN HURT IN DRUNKEN SMASH

Three men were severely injured in a motorbike accident on National Road 21A, Takhmao district, Kandal province. A man known as Ty sustained head injuries and a broken leg in the crash, which  was said to be caused by the other two victims driving too fast while under the influence of alcohol. All three men were rushed by ambulance to a local Vietnamese clinic.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

GOOD SHAG KILLS BOYFRIEND

Prum Buthoeun, 39, died of a heart attack on Monday after having sex with his girlfriend in the Pov Heng Guesthouse, Phnom Penh. The man had a history of high blood pressure and died after twice having sex with his girlfriend.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

FAKE MILITARY MEN ARRESTED IN SCAM

Ly Neng, 28, and Hun Narith, 21, were arrested Saturday while disguised as military policemen. Two uniforms, a gun, two pairs of handcuffs and a motorbike were seized from the men, who had been using the equipment to extort money from gangsters and gambling venues in Phnom Penh.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

WAITRESS WOUNDED IN VICIOUS ATTACK

A young waitress from the Amazon Night Club in Kampot province was attacked while on her way home from work Sunday. The waitress's husband, Chan Dy, 24, became involved in a verbal conflict with three gangsters,  and the waitress intervened to defend her husband. Police arrested one of the attackers, and the woman was taken to hospital.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

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