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Police Blotter: 15 Oct 2008

Police Blotter: 15 Oct 2008



Voeun Vanna, 27, a beauty salon owner, was arrested for beating up Khorn Sopheak, 23, a masseuse, and locking her up in a room overnight, in Takhmao village, commune and district, Kandal province, on Monday. The police said Voeun Vanna smashed the woman's head against the wall and kicked her in the stomach after she asked to be paid for some extra work she did that day.  


Ly Sinuon, a 50-year-old woman who lives on Street 53, Phsa Thmey 1, Daun Penh district, Phnom Penh, was seriously injured on the head by her neighbours in her family home at 9:45pm Sunday. The perpetrators, Taing Lay, 78, Liev Eng, 66, and Taing Sivaiy, 34, who live on the floor above Ly Sinuon, attacked her after a dispute about who was going to pay US$50 for pipe repair in the building. The family were taken to Phsar Thmey 1 police station for questioning.


Khem Savoeun, 25, was arrested for attacking his two friends with a knife following a drunken dispute in Taley village, Dangkor commune and district at 2:30pm Saturday. The police said that Khem Savoeun injured Un Leng, 28, and Yoeun Bun Thoeun, 27, following an argument about who had won an arm-wrestling match. Khem Savoeun has now been sent to court. KOH SANTEPHEAP


Khiev Srey, 27, was arrested after she tried to steal a moto parked outside Boeung Salang commune High School in Tuol Kork district in Phnom Penh Saturday. The police, who arrested the woman while she was walking the moto away from the school, have now returned the silver Suzuki Smash to its rightful owner, Em Yareth, a 36-year-old teacher. The police said the woman was walking the moto because she could not start it.  


Sorn Puth, 40, was arrested after he beat up his wife Bou Sim, 42, with an ax in Ang Kror Lanh village, Chieng Torng commune, Ta Kao province at 1:50pm Friday. The police said Sorn Puth was intoxicated during the attack and Bou Sim, who was rendered unconscious during the incident, is now recovering in hospital.


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