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Police Blotter: 13 Aug 2010

Police Blotter: 13 Aug 2010

BOASTING THUG NABBED, FACES MURDER COUNT
An 18-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly killing a man in Phnom Penh’s Tuol Kork district, confessing to police that he had been involved in many other crimes before. The murder occurred last Friday at a park just west of the Royal University of Phnom Penh, following an argument between the suspect and the victim. The accused later confessed to police that he and his two friends had committed “many other crimes”, such as theft.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

BREAKFAST DINER GETS UNWELCOME TAKEAWAY
A 20-year-old woman was arrested and charged with stealing a motorbike near Kratie town market on Tuesday. The owner of the motorbike said she parked the bike behind the market while she was having breakfast, and upon completion of her meal realised the bike had been pinched. Following a complaint to police, the suspect was arrested in Chhlong district, and she immediately confessed to the crime. She was subsequently sent to the provincial police station for further questioning.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

STEPDAUGHER RAPE OFFENCES ALLEGED
A man has been arrested after being accused of raping his stepdaughter repeatedly over a 10-day period in Kampong Chhnang’s Kampong Tralach district. The victim’s mother said that while she was conducting business in Pailin province, her husband had raped her daughter no fewer than eight times since August 1. When she filed a complaint on Tuesday, the husband had already fled the house. Police said they were still investigating the case, and that the suspect was still at large.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

TIPSY MOTO DRIVER HITS PARKED VEHICLE
An innocent bystander was seriously injured when a drunken motorbike driver crashed into a parked moto in Kampot province’s Kampong Trach district on Tuesday. A witness said that the drunken driver was speeding before crashing into another moto that was parked along the roadside. Police sent the driver and the victim to hospital with serious injuries. Both motorbikes were kept at the police station.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

DRUNKEN STUDENT MEETS FILTHY DEMISE
A drunken student died after he plunged his motorbike into a sewage canal in Phnom Penh’s Sen Sok district on Tuesday. A witness who saw the crash said the student was drunk and exceeding the speed limit, when he lost control and drove the bike into a canal. Police sent the student’s body and his motorbike to the grieving family.
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