Police Blotter: 14 Jun 2011

Police Blotter: 14 Jun 2011

Man kills himself after daughter weds Thai
A 42-YEAR-OLD man hanged himself after he discovered that his daughter had married a Thai national in Poipet town on Saturday. Police said that his daughter had worked in Thailand for years. When he found out his daughter agreed to marry a Thai man he became infuriated and demanded she return to Cambodia, but she refused. Police said he was embarrassed and could not face his neighbours, so he left home. His wife filed a report to police, who found him the following day hanging from a tree.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

Drunken stabbing leads to one arrest
A 23-YEAR-OLD man was arrested after he allegedly stabbed a victim in Poipet town on Friday. Police said that the victim was heavily intoxicated and was cursing at other villagers. He then threatened the suspect, who is suspected of  stabbing the victim with a knife. The man was sent to hospital while police arrested the suspect and sent him to court.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

Two arrested over motorbike robbery
POLICE in Phnom Penh’s Chamkarmon district arrested two men accused of robbing a victim’s motorbike on Saturday. Police said police were patrolling the street and became suspicious of the suspects because their motorbike had no licence plate. Police tried to stop them but they refused and escaped. A chase ensued and they were arrested. The suspects have been sent to court and police are searching for the owner of the motorbike.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Gamers get a dose of reality after crackdown
POLICE in Kampong Cham town seized 12 computer games and detained six people on Saturday. Police said that four of the suspects were students while the other two were the owners of an business, suspected of being run illegally. Police said they did not have permission from authorities to open the shop. Police educated the suspects to stop playing computer games and to close the illegal business before the computer games are destroyed.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Six arrested after necklace robbery
SIX people were arrested after they allegedly stole a necklace in Kampong Thom’s Baray district on Saturday. Police said that the victims were young boys who were robbed by a group of suspects after their mother brought them to a market. The suspects escaped in a car but police chased after the suspects, arrested them and returned the necklaces to the victims.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

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