Police Blotter: 15 Dec 2008

Two necklace snatchers were arrested Friday in front of Boeung Trabek High School in Phnom Penh. " />

Police Blotter: 15 Dec 2008

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RUTHLESS NECKLACE ROBBERS CAUGHT

Two necklace snatchers were arrested Friday in front of Boeung Trabek High School in Phnom Penh. The police handed over the necklace to its heavily-pregnant owner, Thy Chantha, 25. She was riding her motorbike home from the Depo Market when the two robbers drove up next to her and pulled it off her neck.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

TRUCK DRIVER FLEES DEADLY COLLISION  

A collision between a truck and a motorbike killed Meas Sath and injured Mom Sien, both 23, in Choam Chao commune, Phnom Penh on Friday. The two men were driving their motorbike when the truck tried to overtake a car on the left and hit them head-on. The truck driver fled the scene.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

ATTACKER CLAIMS SELF-DEFENCE

Tuy Bunnraong, 20, was arrested in Battambang province Friday for allegedly beating his roommate with a stick.The suspect claims that he was first beaten by his roommate, Muth Bunthoeun, 24, and his friends, and that he was merely defending himself.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

MARIJUANA SMOKER ARRESTED

During a recent crackdown on drug-related crimes, 26-year-old Sok Louth was arrested in the Russey Keo district of Phnom Penh Friday for allegedly smoking marijuana. The arrest happened during a noisy celebration, where police claim that Sok Louth and four of his friends were disturbing their neighbours.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

SIX MONKS OUSTED FOR IMMORAL ACTS

Six monks from the Khsam pagoda in Kampong Chhnang were ousted by the pagoda's chief monk Sunday for drinking alcohol, fighting with each other and watching pornography. The chief monk claimed that their actions were immoral when he saw that they were drunkenly fighting each other with swords.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

PARLOUR FIGHT TURNS VIOLENT

The owner of a massage parlour, Suon Pouv, 28, was hospitalised after her neighbour, Sok Pheap, hit her several times in the head with an ax. The incident happened Friday in the Boeung Salang commune of Phnom Penh and is the latest incident in an ongoing dispute between the two business competitors. Sok Pheap said she was angry at Suon Pouv as she suspected her of telling police she was running a brothel in order for them to close her parlour down.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

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