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Police Blotter: 15 Jun 2011

Police Blotter: 15 Jun 2011

Woman blamed over blaze at her home
Police in Kampong Chhnang’s Teuk Phos district said that a 47-year-old woman set fire to her house because she was angry with her husband on Sunday. Her daughter said that her parents were arguing before her father assaulted her mother. The wife then allegedly took a container of petrol and set fire to her house. Neighbours and local police tried to put out the blaze but the house was severely damaged. No one was arrested.
RASMEI KAMPUCHEA

School theft leads to one suspect arrested
A 24-YEAR-OLD man was arrested after he allegedly robbed a school in Kratie town on Saturday. Police said they arrested the suspect after the principal arrived at the school and found that everything in the office was stolen, including a computer, printer and other valuables. Police said they arrested the suspect as he was attempting to sell the goods.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Two ‘gangsters’ nabbed for rock throwing
POLICE in Phnom Penh’s Ba Phnom district arrested two men accused of throwing rocks on Sunday. Police said that the 21-year-old suspected “gangsters” and were attending a village party where they got very drunk. When they returned home, they allegedly threw rocks at a man as he passed by on a motorbike. The victim was hospitalised. A day later two of the suspects were arrested.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Phnom Penh drugs raid leads to one arrest
A 27-YEAR-OLD man was arrested in Phnom Penh’s Chamkarmon district for alleged drug trafficking on Saturday. Police said they raided his home after becoming suspicious of his activities and seized 17 packages of yama pills and drugs paraphernalia. Police arrested one suspect but said there were others involved who escaped.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

One detained after motorbike robbery
POLICE in Phnom Penh’s Chamkarmon district have taken in a 37-year-old man accused of stealing a motorbike from a hospital on Sunday. Police said the victim saw the suspect stealing his vehicle while visiting relatives. Police arrested him at the scene before sending him to court.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

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