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Police Blotter: 12 Feb 2009

Police Blotter: 12 Feb 2009

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HEARTBROKEN GIRLS JUMP OFF BRIDGE

Two girls were rescued by police after a failed suicide attempt off Chroy Changvar Bridge on Tuesday. According to police, both girls decided to attempt suicide because their boyfriends had left them to marry other girls.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

BOY RAPES PRETEEN RELATIVE

l Chy Thim, 18, evaded police on Saturday after he allegedly raped an 11-year-old girl who was walking home from her farm in Chamkar Leu district, Kampong Cham province. The girl's family did not want to tell police because the girl was related to the boy.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

INVITED TO WEDDING, JILTED MAN KILLS SELF

A Perfecta Garment Factory worker hanged himself after his girlfriend told him that she was going to marry another man and that he was invited to the wedding. According to police, the man said in a suicide note that he was sorry to say goodbye to his parents.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

ROBBER TURNS HIMSELF IN

A man has handed himself over to police to confess his part in a motorbike robbery that occurred in  Chamkar Leu district, Kampong Cham province on February 3. The man said he was no longer confident that he could evade police after the capture of his friend Nget Chanduong on February 5.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

DRUNK MAN HITS MONK WITH STICK

Hun Paung, 41, was arrested by police on Saturday for allegedly beating a head monk, In Chhuy, 86, with a wooden stick while drunk. According to police, the man's mother had refused to give her son money, and when the monk arrived, he struck him twice. The incident happened at Preah Polea pagoda, Serey Sophorn district.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

GANGSTERS CAUGHT BY POLICE

Russei Keo police arrested three gangsters on Monday for allegedly causing turbulence at Teok Thla commune in Phnom Penh. Touch Vanarith, 20, Chan Sophanith, 24, and Piv Nel were arrested after they allegedly attacked three victims and trashed their motorbikes. The victims told the police that they did not know why they were attacked by the trio.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

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