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Police Blotter: 17 September 2008

Police Blotter: 17 September 2008

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TRUCK RUNS OVER WOMAN'S HEAD

Sak Orn, 57, died when a truck ran over her head in Kampong Trach Khang Ket, Sampong Trach district, Kampot province at 1:30pm Sunday. The police said that the woman was run over when she stopped her motorbike to pick up her hat, which fell off her head while she was driving. The police are searching for the truck driver, who fled the scene of the accident.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

LOVESICK MAN SETS HOUSE ON FIRE

Chhay, 28, tried to burn down his family home after his parents refused to let him get engaged to his girlfriend in Chrang Chamreash II, Russey Keo district, Phnom Penh at 10:40am Monday. The police, who were alerted by the neighbours, said that Chhay set his clothes on fire inside the house. Witnesses said that when the police arrived at the scene, Chhay was still inside the house acting as if nothing had happened.
RASMEI KAMPUCHEA

BIGAMIST KILLS WIFE DURING QUARREL

Pov Vin, 56, killed his wife Ros Lon, 62, when she did not agree to give him money to take to his young second wife, in Kampong Svay district, Kampong Thom province at 6:30pm on September 9. Ros Lon died after her husband pushed her during the argument. Pov Vin is now on the run from police.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

WOMAN PAYS PRICE FOR FIGHTING BACK

Sim Srey Khen, 25, a garment factory worker, was robbed by a moto taxi driver in Kakap commune, Dangkor district, Phnom Penh at 4:00pm Sunday. Sim Srey Khen, who just came back from her homeland in Kampong Thom province, was robbed of her hand phone and 20,000 riels. The moto taxi driver tried to throw Sim Srey Khen off the motorbike when she tried to fight back. The woman is currently recovering in hospital.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

THIEF APPREHENDED AFTER ARGUMENT

A man was arrested by police on the street after he stole a motorbike in Kong Pisey, Kompong Speu province Saturday. Reung  Sophea, 31, the owner of the stolen motorbike, alerted the police after he discovered that it was missing. The police apprehended the thief after they interfered in an argument between two men on the same street and one of them confessed to stealing the motorbike.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

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