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Police Blotter: 18 Feb 2010

Police Blotter: 18 Feb 2010

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A 20-year-old woman committed suicide by swallowing poison in Phnom Penh’s Dangkor district on Tuesday because she was angry at her fiancé. The woman’s family said they had decided to visit their family overseas, but that she had refused to go. When the family returned, they discovered the woman in her room with a suicide note blaming her fiancé for her decision.

A Siem Reap policemen arrested a man on Monday accused of raping his 17-year-old niece. Police said the drunken 19-year-old man raped the woman, who he was babysitting, while her family was visiting a pagoda. The victim complained to her parents who informed police. Neighbours said they often saw the accused watching sex videos in a local cafe.

A 27-year-old man was stabbed to death by his brother-in-law in Takeo province’s Samrong district on Monday. The victim’s mother said her son demanded money off her to buy wine, which enraged the accused. He grabbed a knife and stabbed the victim three times before fleeing the scene. The mother of the victim has appealed to police not to arrest the fugitive, as he is a family member. However, police said they are still hunting for the man.


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