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Police Blotter: 16 Dec 2008

Police Blotter: 16 Dec 2008

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THREE MEN NAB NEIGHBOUR'S PIG

Three men in Kampot province killed their neighbour's pig last week and were caught carrying the butchered meat in a suspicious way away from the scene of the crime. Ly Thaing, 24, Chan Simab, 19, and Bun Sok Heng, 24, were arrested for the crime.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

WOMAN FOUND DEAD IN KITCHEN  

In Battambang province, 20-year-old Chum Sarom was found dead on her kitchen floor by her younger brother on Saturday. He found her at 7am with her throat cut. Police have no leads to the identity of the murderer, but they say they are assuming that she was killed by her husband who had not been seen since 5am the day of the murder.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

NECKLACE THIEVES ON THE RUN

Two drunken youngsters were arrested last week for stealing a karaoke bar owner's necklace, while two other suspects fled from the scene. The four stormed the karaoke bar in Chork Chey village in Banteay Meanchey province, robbed 24-year-old Sok Lin of her necklace and smashed a neighbour's window as they left the village. Chhan San and Chen Srors were sent to court Thursday, and police are still searching for the other suspects.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

MAN STABBED IN RIGHT HAND

During a celebration at the Koh Sna pagoda in Kampot province, two men were arrested by local police after they allegedly stabbed a guest several times in the right hand with a knife. The two accused, Tak Chandara and Sam Sambath, live in the same village as the victim, Tay Tung.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

MEN ARRESTED OVER OX DISAPPEARANCE

Police arrested two men who were suspected of stealing an ox Thursday in Svay Rieng province, while another suspect escaped. The ox belonged to Sar Sareun, 45, who had taken his oxen to graze outside his village Chong Prek. When he returned, he realised that he had one ox less.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

MAN ACCUSED OF RAPING DAUGHTER

Chan Borey, 46, was arrested Thursday for allegedly raping his 11-year-old daughter five times. Local police reported that they took action after the victim's mother, Pouv Rath, filed a complaint last week, claiming that the first rape happened in 2006.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

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