Police Blotter: 12 Jul 2011

Police Blotter: 12 Jul 2011

Man stabs brother over motorbike dispute
A 21-YEAR-OLD man died after he was allegedly stabbed by his brother last night in Banteay Meanchey province’s Sisophon district. Neighbours said the victim got into an argument with his brother after asking to borrow his motorbike to go out with his friends. The suspect allegedly stabbed his brother and then fled the scene. Police are searching for the suspect.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Helping hand knifed after traffic accident
A GOOD Samaritan is in a serious condition after being stabbed by a group of men in Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district on Sunday. Police said the 35-year-old teacher was leaving school when he saw three men on a motorbike crash into a woman riding a bicycle. The teacher reportedly tried to help the woman but the three men brandished knives and stabbed him before fleeing the crime scene. The victim claims he recognised the suspects and police are now investigating their whereabouts.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Tourist gets bag back after motodop theft
A 43-YEAR-OLD motodop was arrested by police on Saturday in Sihanoukville town after allegedly stealing a tourist’s bag. Police said the tourist was dining near the beach with a friend when the suspect snatched the bag. Police observed the victim chasing the suspect and arrested him. The bag, which held two cameras worth US$250, was returned.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

Man arrested for selling ‘friend’s’ bike
POLICE said they have arrested a 23-year-old man on suspicion of borrowing a friend’s motorbike and then selling it on Saturday in Phnom Penh’s Sen Sok district. The victim said he had allowed his long-time friend to borrow the moto after his friend claimed he had to drive his teacher to school. The victim filed a complaint with authorities after the suspect went missing with the motorbike. The suspect is believed to have sold the bike and gambled away all the money in a casino.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Spoiled son sells moto, beats mother
POLICE arrested a man after his mother filed a complaint accusing him of domestic violence on Saturday in Phnom Penh’s Sen Sok district. Police said that the 33-year-old suspect allegedly beat his mother after he sold his motorbike, spent half the money from the sale and demanded his mother buy him a new moto. The suspect’s mother, a widow, said her son beat her after she said she could not afford the purchase.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

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