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Police Blotter: 16 Aug 2011

Police Blotter: 16 Aug 2011

Sex allegedly for sale
at TV company offices
TEN female KTV workers and their 54-year-old boss were arrested on Thursday afternoon for allegedly operating a sex ring out of the KTV offices in Sihanoukville. Police said the man was the suspected leader of the operation and sold sex with the 10 KTV female workers to interested clients. Police claim they found many condoms in the KTV offices, which confirmed their suspicions. The 10 KTV workers and the boss were sent to the police station to await further investigation.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

Husband stabs wife, then attempts suicide
A 20-YEAR-OLD woman is in critical condition after being stabbed multiple times by her husband on Thursday in Takeo province’s Bati district. According to her father, the married couple went to another province to find work and got into a fight while they were away. When the couple returned home, the husband allegedly stabbed the wife four times and then tried to hang himself. His family found the couple and rushed both to the hospital. The husband was not seriously injured in the suicide attempt, but doctors said his wife is in critical condition. The husband was sent to jail to await trial.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Police seize illegal timber from vehicle
A TOYOTA Camry allegedly transporting illegal timber was confiscated early on Tuesday morning in Pursat province’s Phnom Kravanh district. Police said they pulled the car over at about 12:30am on Tuesday and seized 1,275 kilograms of logs. The driver fled the scene and police were unable to track him down, though they are still searching for him. The car is now being held at the local forest administration office.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

Elderly woman robbed by young ‘gangster’
AN ELDERLY woman was allegedly robbed by a 17-year-old ‘gangster’ on Wednesday in Kampong Thom province’s Kampong Svay district. The woman said she was selling groceries in her neighbourhood when she saw a suspicious man emerge from her house. She returned to inspect and found her money and jewellery were missing. Police said they caught the suspect and he allegedly confessed. They added that the suspect had been in jail four times previously for similar offences.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

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