Police Blotter: 2 Apr 2009

Police Blotter: 2 Apr 2009

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POLICEMAN FOUND WITH THROAT CUT

A policeman from Tuol Vihear commune in Kampong Speu province was found dead along National Road 2 by villagers in Kandal province on Tuesday morning. The victim, whose wife Kob Mariya was also severely wounded in the attack, was identified as Sim Song, 62. The identity of the attackers remains unknown, but police believe the killing was motivated by revenge, possibly stemming from a lovers' spat.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

POLICE IN MONDULKIRI ARREST DRUG DEALER

Vong Chanthol, male, 28, was arrested on Monday in Cyhambork village, Mondulkiri province for allegedly dealing in illegal drugs. During the arrest, police seized 35 small plastic bags of white powder in his rented house. Vong Chanthol told police he sold the drugs for 40,000 riels (US$10) per plastic bag.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

MASKED INVADER STABS WOMAN, SON

Nuon Many Chenda, 39, and her son Lun Nisethnukhun were severely injured when a masked invader attacked them in their home during a power blackout on Monday. The attack took place in Kor village, Chaing Chamreh 2 commune, Russey Keo district, Phnom Penh. Police could not provide any information about the attack, but local residents say they believe the woman, who works as a money-lender, could have been the victim of a revenge attack, as the attacker did not steal anything.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

WOMAN JAILED FOR REAL ESTATE FRAUD

Pov Davy, 55, a resident of O'Russei commune, Prampi Makara district, Phnom Penh, was detained by the municipal court on Tuesday for allegedly cheating a property buyer. She was reported to authorities by a prospective buyer of a property who paid Pov Davy US$110,000 for her house. But Pov Davy, meanwhile, secretly sold the house to another buyer, the victim said.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

TEEN SHOWOFF DRINKS SELF TO DEATH

A teenager was found dead early Monday morning after drinking with friends the night before. Police identified the young man as Dun Ny, 16, from Toteung Thnay village, Boeung Teuk commune, Kampot province, and said he had tried to show he could hold his liquor by drinking a bottle of gin before collapsing. His friends left him where he fell. His body was discovered the next morning.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

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