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Police Blotter: 15 August 2008

Police Blotter: 15 August 2008

JEALOUS WIFE BEATS KARAOKE GIRL

Monh Savoeun and her three daughters attacked Prak Serey, 20, who worked as a karaoke girl in Svay Rieng district, Svay Rieng province, on August 7. Prak Serey's face was cut up with a razor after Monh Savoeun found out she was having an affair with her husband. She forbid her husband from seeing Prak Serey. Police are searching for the wife.
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TEENS' EGG QUARREL ENDS IN MURDER

Sok Srey Lin, 15, who lived in Krousar Thmey (new family) orphanage, stabbed Bros Den, 15, in the chest on Wednesday. The incident occurred after the teenagers quarrelled over the egg portions they received for breakfast. Sok Srey Lin has been sent to Toek Thla commune police in Phnom Penh's Russei Keo district.
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WOMAN JUMPS AFTER A QUARREL

Phorn Chanthoeun, 26, tried to commit suicide by jumping from the second floor of the "Sok Leap" guesthouse in Tbong Khmum district, Kampong Cham province on Wednesday. Phorn Chanthoeun, who worked as a maid at the guesthouse, jumped from the second-floor window after she had a quarrel with another maid. She survived the fall and is currently recovering in hospital.
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MONKS BOYCOTT ‘BUDDHA BAR'

The sign for the "Buddha Bar" hotel in Battambang province's Battambang district, Rattanak commune, was taken down on Monday after complaints from 600 Buddhist monks. The "Buddha Bar" hotel sign has now been replaced with a sign for "Rattana Resort." Buddhist monks said that it is not acceptable that officials allowed Buddha's name to appear on a hotel sign.
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LESBIAN LOVE TRIANGLE

Lesbians Chhin Ren, 20, and Vat Sinay, 20, lived as a couple for one month in Battambang province when a third person, Vichheka, 20, interfered in their love. Both girls ran away from their respective family homes to be together. Chhin Ren's family held an engagement ceremony for her and Vichheka on Thursday.
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