Police Blotter: 14 August 2008

Police Blotter: 14 August 2008

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PARALYSED DRIVER KILLS AND INJURES

Sorn Chorn Pheap, 44, who is paralysed in the left leg, caused a car accident while driving a truck on Highway 4 in Kampong Speu commune on Monday. Say Sok Lim, 5, died in the accident and four others were injured. It is not known why the paralysed man was driving.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA DAILY

TAKEO POLICE SEIZE MOTOS AND CARDS

Takeo police cracked down on a gambling club in Takeo. The police arrested 28 people and seized 216 cards, 10 motorbikes  and a car on Monday. The police officers felt that closing down the club was necessary because the gambling fever in the province was causing unhappiness, loss of property, domestic violence and robberies.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA DAILY

DEAD MAN FAILED TO URINATE WINE

Sor Ngoun, 49, died at his uncle's house in Kampong Speu on Saturday because he loved wine more than rice. Ngoun's relatives said that he always drank without eating rice and that this prevented him from expelling the wine.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

MINISTER DIALS IMMORAL WORDS

A minister, who has requested to remain anonymous, called the Takeo commissioner of police to request that he search for a man who spoke to him with immoral words and threatened to slap him three times in the face after he accidentally dialed the wrong number.  A 21-year-old student has been detained by the police, who are currently educating him about his rude behaviour.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

WHEN KNIFE- AND AX-WIELDING MAN ATTACKS

l A man identified only as Piseth, 20, insulted and threatened to kill Peuv Savun, 42, on Monday in Kampong Cham province. Piseth, armed with a knife and an ax, threatened to cut Savun's neck and rushed to grab the gun of the policeman who tried to intervene in the incident. Piseth has been arrested. 

KAMPUCHEA THMEY

DON'T LOOK AT HIM

l Bun Nil, 26, has been arrested for beating Ok Pakdy with a wooden stick and for breaking his motorbike in the Chamkar Marn district on Sunday. The incident occurred when Pakdy looked at Nil and didn't respond when the attacker asked him why he was looking at him.

KAMPUCHEA THMEY

TRANSLATED BY CHRANN CHAMROEUN

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