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Police Blotter: 16 Mar 2009

Police Blotter: 16 Mar 2009

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HK MAN ARRESTED AT AIRPORT FOR HEROIN  

An ethnic Chinese man from Hong Kong was arrested by police on Friday at Pochentong International Airport in Phnom Penh for trying to board a plane bound for Taiwan with 846 grams of heroin. Police identified the detained as Lo Ching Hang, 22, who is currently in the custody of the Anti-drug Department of the Ministry of Interior.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

WEDDING ATTACKED BY GANG WITH KNIVES

A groom and his best man were attacked with knives by a gang of men on Thursday night at a home in Tes village, Mean commune, Kampong Cham province, following the conclusion of a wedding party. The groom, Khon Dorn, 23, was cut in the calf, and his best man, Nov Chheat, 19, was stabbed in the abdomen. Both were taken to an area hospital by relatives. Why the gang attacked remains unknown.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

MARIJUANA CROP PARTIALLY TORCHED

Malai district police in Banteay Meanchey province seized and burned 250 of 650 marijuana plants discovered at the home of Say Khun, 29, last Monday in Svay Prey village. Say Khun, who was growing the plants, was arrested.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

DRUNKEN MEN PATROL FOR COPS

Four gangsters were arrested by the police in Kandal province for getting drunk, arming themselves with knives and intercepting police on patrol at midnight in Srae Kong Reach village, Prek Rey commune, Lvea Em district. District police inspector Chea Thol identified the detained as Chivoin Sokha, male, 20, Lach Chenda, male, 23, Um Samphoun, male, 28, and Chan Kapy, male, 21. Chan Kapy was from Prey Veng province, while the other three live in Lvea Em district.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

LIGHTNING KILLS MAN EATING LUNCH

Sok Sopheak, a 26-year-old male, was killed by lightning on Tuesday while eating lunch at his home in Preav village, O'Chrov district, Banteay Meanchey province. Police said it was raining heavily at the time.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

STUDENT KILLED BY GANG WITH KNIVES

A student from Prey Veng province was stabbed to death by an unidentified group of people on Friday in front of Heng Heng restaurant on Street 273 in Tuol Kork district, Phnom Penh. Police identified the victim only as Kea, 20, and said the cause of the attack was unknown. Witnesses said the victim was attacked after riding his bicycle away from a girl to whom he had been talking.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

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