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Police Blotter: 2 Dec 2011

Police Blotter: 2 Dec 2011

•Husband’s mistress attacks wife with wood
A wife was severely beaten by her husband’s girlfriend on Tuesday in the capital’s Sen Sok district. A witness said the victim, 43, was walking home with her son when the suspect, 30, took a piece of wood and hit her several times. Residents in the area eventually pulled the suspect away, but not before the victim was seriously injured in the attack. The victim said she would file a complaint with police and sue the suspect.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

•Woman robbed, beaten by teenaged thieves
Police arrested two 18-year-olds on Wednesday for allegedly beating a woman unconscious and robbing her in Prey Veng province’s Kampong Trabek district. The victim said she was walking home when she was hit in the head with a piece of wood and knocked unconscious. When she regained consciousness she realised she had been robbed of a necklace, a ring and money. She filed a complaint with police and gave a description of the suspects. Police tracked  them down and they await trial.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

•Grandmother beaten for berating grandson
After yelling at her 6-year-old grandson, a woman was allegedly beaten with a shovel by her son-in-law on Wednesday in Kampong Speu province’s Oral district. The victim, 59, said her son-in-law, 27, became angry after she yelled at her grandson and insulted her several times before beating her with a shovel. The victim, who was seriously injured, filed a complaint with police. The suspect was arrested and awaits trial.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

•Owners return home, find burglary in progress
A teenager was arrested on Wednesday after allegedly breaking into a house in the capital’s Tuol Kork district. The owner of the house said that he and his roommate were away from home buying food, but when they returned the suspect, 18, was removing property from the residents. He said the suspect had broken the front door in order to enter the house. Police arrested the suspect at the scene. He is in jail awaiting trial.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

•Man sets own house ablaze in drunken stupor
A 42-year-old man was arrested after he set his own house on fire on Wednesday in Kandal province’s Ang Snuol district. The suspect’s father-in-law said the suspect was drunk and got into an argument with his wife, before he set the house ablaze. The father-in-law said he attempted to put the fire out, but was attacked by his son-in-law. Almost 50 per cent of the house was burned before the fire was extinguished. The suspect was arrested and sent to jail to await trial.
RASMEI KAMPUCHEA

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