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Police Blotter: 13 May 2009

Police Blotter: 13 May 2009

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WOMAN ATTEMPTS SUICIDE, INFANTICIDE

A woman carrying her 7-month-old daughter attempted suicide by jumping

off the Chroy Changvar bridge in Prey Veng province on Monday. The

20-year-old woman told police that she was a victim of domestic

violence and that her husband did not give her enough money for her

daily needs.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

MAN HELD IN GANG-RELATED KILLING

Police have arrested and charged a man involved in a dispute between

two rival gangs. He is suspected of fatally stabbing Morn Kea, 24, on

Saturday. Two groups from different villages were dancing in the same

pagoda when the fight erupted in Boribo district, Kampong Chhnang

province.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

10-man gang held on theft charges

On Saturday the Phnom Penh police arrested 10 men on suspicion of

multiple robberies and drugs charges. Police said that three of the

suspects have confessed to stealing eight motorbikes, three

televisions, rice and US$700 in Tuol Kork district. No official charges

have been filed.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

MAN CONFESSES TO GIRL’S RAPE

Ret Run, 22, has confessed to raping a 13-year-old girl in Mong Russei

district, Battambang province, on Friday. The man admitted to raping

the girl three times while she went into the field to look after cows.

He told police that the father knew of the incidents and said that he

had paid the girl 5,000 riels (US$1.25). Police have charged the man

under Article 42 of the Anti-human Trafficking Law.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

BLIND MAN HELD ON MURDER CHARGE

A blind man wanted on murder charges was arrested on Friday in Somrong

Torng district, Kampong Speu province. Hun Nop, 21, was one of a group

of eight suspects wanted by Kampong Speu police for a December 2008

killing. 
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

AUSTRALIAN TOURIST DIES ON MOTORBIKE

Chok Soeung, a Khmer expatriate who lived in Australia, was killed in a

road accident on Friday while visiting Cambodia. The man’s motorbike

was struck from behind by a Hyundai while travelling on National Road 5

in Pursat province. 
KOH SANTEPHEAP

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