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Police Blotter: 16 Sep 2011

Police Blotter: 16 Sep 2011

Motorbike accident leaves one dead
A 25-year-old man died after crashing his motorbike into a truck on Tuesday in Kampong Speu province’s Chbar Morn district. The police said that the man was drunk and had swerved into the wrong lane. He was killed instantly, they said, after being hit head-on by the truck. The truck’s driver escaped from the scene. A police investigation is underway.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

Illegal timber seized, drivers still at large
Three Toyota Camrys were impounded on Monday by police in Pursat province’s Bakan district, following the confiscation of illegal timber that they were carrying. Police confiscated 2.858 kilograms of rare logs in the vehicles, but the car owners had been tipped off in advance and managed to escape from authorities. Police are still searching for the owners of the vehicles, which are being held at the district police station.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Three injured in Phnom Penh smash
An unidentified motorcycle driver who was allegedly drunk hit two motorcycles from behind on Tuesday in Phnom Penh’s Sen Sok district. Police said the drunken man was travelling east when he swerved into oncoming traffic. All three drivers were seriously injured in the accident and immediately rushed to hospital by ambulance.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Police capture four after karaoke raid
The anti-human trafficking and juvenile protection police in Sihanoukville raided a karaoke joint on Tuesday, releasing 28 women and arresting four managers, who included two women. The police raided the venue after being told illegal activities were being conducted at it by the provincial prosecutor. Police gathered condoms from rooms of the venue to be used as evidence. The four managers are being detained while they await trial.
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Careless man lucky to get his bike back
A TEENAGED woman was arrested by police on Thursday for stealing the motorcycle of a 25-year-old man in Phnom Penh’s Daun Penh district. According to police, the victim parked his motorbike on the side of a road and accidentally left the keys in the ignition. The victim said he saw the nineteen-year-old suspect from afar steal his motorbike and yelled for help from people that were nearby. The suspect was apprehended and sent to jail to await trial.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

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