Police Blotter: 19 Feb 2009

Police Blotter: 19 Feb 2009

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TWO MEN DIE IN CRASH WITH TRACTOR

Two people died on Monday when they ran a motorbike into a tractor that was carrying wood on National Road 5 in Ou Chrov district, Banteay Meanchey province. Police said the accident was caused by the victims themselves, Vy Eoung, 30, and a man named Mao, 34, who were driving too fast. The driver of the tractor, who escaped injury, was not known.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

MAN CHOPS BROTHER ON BOTH ARMS

Cheung Prey district police on Tuesday arrested Pov Kaeb, 48, of Phnom Penh, for cutting his brother, Path Choy, 53, from Kampong Cham province, on both of his arms. Hun Seang Hay, the victim's son-in-law, said the suspect has mental problem and seems paranoid. The victim was taken to Kampong  Cham provincial hospital, where doctors said he may lose his left hand.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

FATHER CUTS HAND OFF DRUNKEN SON

Suk Dol, 42, cut off the hand of his son Suong Udom, 22, with a blade, and then gave the hand to his wife to keep because the son never listens to his advice and always causes trouble. The family live in Roul Chrouk village, Banteay Meanchey province. The incident occurred Friday after the son returned home severely drunk. After the cutting, the father escaped and the son was taken to hospital.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

BANDITS STEAL WOMAN'S GOLD

Saw Vun, 53, was wounded by three bandits Monday night in Teouk Chhou district, Kampot. Besides being wounded, the victim lost some gold worth about US$2,000. The bandits shot many times to threaten villagers and then escaped. Police could only find bullet casings.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

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