Police Blotter: 16 Feb 2011

Police Blotter: 16 Feb 2011

Partygoer stabbed to death in Prey Veng
A 27-YEAR-OLD man was killed after he was stabbed with a knife in Prey Veng’s Pea Reang district on Saturday. Police said that the victim went to a party in the village where witnesses said they saw the victim argue with another man. The suspect then stabbed the victim, killing him instantly, before escaping. Police said they know the identity of the suspect and are searching for the man, but villagers reported that he escaped from the province.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

Poisonous noodle workshop busted
POLICE raided a Chinese noodle workshop in Banteay Meanchey’s Serei Soaphoan district on Monday, for using the illegal chemical borax in the production of noodles. Police seized four packages of the chemical and 490 kilogrammes of Chinese noodles and said that the food is a risk to residents’ health. The owner has since made a contract with police to promise to stop using the chemical.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Man killed after truck crashes off mountain
A 59-YEAR-OLD man was killed in a traffic accident in Pursat’s Veal Veng district on Saturday, after he crashed his truck off of a narrow mountainside road. Police said that one man was killed and another was seriously injured and sent to hospital. The mountainside road is a frequent cause of accidents and police have appealed to drivers to take extra caution in that area.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

Police search for family of deceased
POLICE in Phnom Penh’s Dangkor district are searching for the family of a victim who died in a motorbike accident. Police said that an unknown victim was sent to hospital when he was struck by a motorbike on Saturday while crossing a road, then later died of his injuries. His body was sent to a pagoda, but police said no one has claimed the body. The driver of the motorbike has not been apprehended.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

Five injured after car crash in Kep rice field
THREE adults and one 5-year-old boy were injured after a car accident in the city of Kep on Sunday. Police said that they were driving at excessive speed and crashed into a rice field. Witnesses said that it was very lucky that no one was killed even though the car was completely destroyed.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

Laptop thieves nabbed by police in Tuol Kork
TWO men were arrested in Phnom Penh’s Tuol Kork district on Sunday, after they stole a shopkeeper’s laptop. Police said the suspects entered the victim’s metal shop pretending to be customers and ran out with the computer. One man is said to have managed to escape. 
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

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