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Police Blotter: 12 Jan 2009

Police Blotter: 12 Jan 2009

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MAN ARRESTED FOR DOUBLE MURDER

Mom Ton, 27, was arrested on January 9 for killing two people with acid in January 2008. Mom Ton attacked Thai Srey Thim, 3, and Thom Saroeun, 46, in Dambaeuk Khpuos commune, Angkor Chey district.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

ONE KILLED AND ANOTHER INJURED IN HIT-AND-RUN     

Tuoch Ba, 35, was killed and his niece severely injured after being run over by a truck in Kampong Trabaek village in Prey Veng province on January 8. The victims had been walking to visit relatives. The truck driver fled the scene and remains unknown.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

MALAYSIAN TOURIST STILL MISSING    

A 72-year-old Malaysian man, Chanj Chee Tut, is still missing after falling into the Tonle Sap river near Wat Phnom on January 9. The man was attempting to get off a tour boat. Police are still looking for his body.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

MOTORBIKE THIEF ARRESTED

A 22-year-old National University of Management student was arrested on Friday for stealing a motorbike at the campus in Wat Phnom. Kheang Ramy used a fake parking slip to cheat the parking lot controller.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

DRUG SMUGGLER CAUGHT

Two Stung Treng provincial police arrested a man for allegedly importing over 20,000 pills of methamphetamine from Laos to Cambodia on January 8. Ly Kimnguon, 37, was arrested at Sekong bridge in Sre Po village, Sreah Russey commune, Stung Treng district. Kimnguon allegedly planned to sell the pills in Phnom Penh.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

MAN STABS HOUSE GUEST TO DEATH

Koth Kith, 54, was arrested for killing an 81-year-old with a long blade. Som Um was cut in eight places on January 9 in Koth Nhor's house in Chamroeun Phal village. Police have been unable to determine the motive behind the murder, but it is understood both Kith and Um stayed in Nhor's house the night before.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

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