Police Blotter: 16 Jun 2011

Police Blotter: 16 Jun 2011

Commune official stabbed in argument
A 37-year-old commune official was stabbed during an argument with a group of suspects in Oddar Meanchey‘s Anlong Veng district on Monday. Police said that the three suspects were neighbours and had frequently had conflicts and on this occasion the victim tried to intervene. A fight broke out and the commune official was stabbed with a knife and police arrested the three suspects. Police have since sent the suspects to court and the victim was hospitalised.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

Bat attack leads to one detained in Poipet
A 21-YEAR-OLD man was arrested after he allegedly attacked two men with a wooden bat in Poipet town on Monday. Police said that the suspects are workers who were bringing in food from Thailand to Cambodia and vice versa. The group had allegedly fought over the goods and the suspect allegedly attacked the victims with a wooden bat. Police said he then attempted to escape but they arrested him, while the victims have been sent to hospital.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Students held after illegal lottery bust
POLICE in Phnom Penh’s Sen Sok district arrested two students who were allegedly playing a homemade lottery game on Monday. Police said that the suspects are 16 and 17 years old and neighbours had filed a complaint against them accusing them of playing and creating a lottery game. Police arrested the suspects and detained them at their department to find a resolution.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Body found on Phnom Penh construction site
POLICE in Phnom Penh’s Sen Sok district found the body of a man in a construction site on Monday. Police said that he was a construction worker. His co-worker said that he hadn’t seen the victim leave the site at the end of the day. His body was discovered the following day and police concluded there was no foul play in the death. They alleged that the man could have died from a heart attack, but are still investigating the case.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Speeding leaves three injured in hospital
THREE people were seriously injured in a traffic accident in Prey Veng’s Peamro district on Monday. Police said that the victims were driving on two motorbikes at excessive speeds and crashed. All three were sent to hospital and their motorbikes were completely destroyed. Neighbours said it was lucky that no one was killed.
RASMEI KAMPUCHEA

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