Police Blotter: 16 Feb 2009

Police Blotter: 16 Feb 2009

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SUICIDE ATTEMPT ON VALENTINE'S DAY

A man was rescued by police stationed by the Monivong bridge after he attempted suicide on Valentine's Day.The man had jumped off the bridge after his wife went missing for several days.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

MAN ROBBED BY STREET PROSTITUTE

A 44-year-old moto-taxi driver had his bike stolen by street prostitutes on Saturday while he was touching the girls in a Phnom Penh park. The man realised that his bike was stolen and escorted one of the prostitutes to police for questioning. The 21-year-old girl admitted she'd passed the bike's key to her friend to steal while the man was busy touching her body.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

MAN WITH FAKE GUNS NABBED BY POLICE

Peng Vutha, 22, was detained Saturday in Chaktomuk commune, Daun Penh district, Phnom Penh, for running from police when they caught him carrying fake guns and drugs. Two men were fleeing from police when their motorbike fell and Peng Vutha was captured. The other man remains on the run.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

BROTHERS' FIGHT ENDS IN FRATRICIDE

Luy Thorn, 24, fatally struck his brother three times with a spade on Wednesday after a drunken verbal dispute. The younger brother escaped after the attack while numerous villagers surrounded the crime scene.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

POOR FIANCE KILLS SELF IN SORROW

Phan Sovan, a Royal security guard for Gres Sun garment factory in Chak Angrae commune, Meanchey district, Phnom Penh, committed suicide at the factory on Friday after he did not have enough money to marry his lover. "Forgive me, parents, that I haven't paid yet your sincere gratitude and please don't take my body to have a traditional funeral at home," the man wrote in a farewell note.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

MOTHER KILLED WITH BABY IN ARMS

The mother of a three-month-old baby had her throat cut by an unknown killer at her banana farm in Sandan district, Kampong Thom province. Lorn Shineard, 23,  was found murdered with her baby left crying in her arms. The killing is thought to be motivated by revenge.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

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