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Police Blotter: 17 Nov 2008

Police Blotter: 17 Nov 2008

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PURSAT RIVER CLAIMS TWO COUSINS

Siev Tong, 15, jumped into Pursat river to save his drowning cousin Phal Rith, 14, on November 10, but was caught by the current and they both drowned. The pair were playing in front of City Hall in Pursat when Phal Rith fell into the water not being able to swim. Two days later Siev Tong's body was found by a fisherman in Kao Sovan village, and Phal Rith was found by villagers in the Kangcheu Back Dach village.  The police have given the bodies to their families to arrange the funeral. RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

COPS SHOOT THE WRONG MAN

Police stopped gangsters from destroying a dance at Russey Sanh pagoda in Svay Rieng province on Tuesday by running to the centre of the dancing circle and shooting at the ground. People fled the area, but having run some 20 metres from the pagoda, So Channy, 17, was shot in the leg, though he was not a member of the gangsters.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

FIVE ARRESTED AT WATER FESTIVAL

Tuesday evening five drunks were arrested in Phnom Penh for scaring people and causing panic. The five were Chan Sothea, Chan Sothy, Seng Sophea, Krek Chan Den and Ny Samnang. The police sent them all to the Daun Penh police station to be educated until the end of the Water Festival.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

BAG SNATCHERS ARRESTED IN S'VILLE

A 53-year-old guest at the Seaside Hotel in Sihanoukville, Robin Stone Hewer, had her bag stolen while swimming at the beach last Monday. Three thieves were soon arrested by police and the bag was returned to its owner.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

RATANAKKIRI BIKE THIEVES ARRESTED

Robbers stole a motorbike belonging to Pounh Rany, 15, while she was guarding some oxen. The incident happened Tuesday in Ratanakkiri , and the thieves; Em Morn, 19, El Kara, 33, and Vong Veth, 33, were arrested the same day.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

SAMURAI FIGHT IN PAGODA GROUNDS

During celebration of the Moon Festival, Sa Pheakdey, 19, was cut several times with a samurai sword by Tha Saroeun, 21. The incident happened in the Sorya pagoda in Pursat province on Wednesday. He was taken to the provincial hospital before being transferred to Phnom Penh's Calmette Hospital.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

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