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Police Blotter: 2 Jul 2009

Police Blotter: 2 Jul 2009

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MAN'S BOMB REVENGE PLOT GOES WRONG

Chhorn Chhaem, 24, exploded a bomb at midnight Monday at his 21-year-old wife Heng Heab's house at Angkanh village in Pursat province's Bakan district. The explosion, which killed the man, injured his wife and three other nearby men, happened after the man experienced a failure in persuading his wife, who had divorced him four months ago, to get together with him. The other three wounded men were Hourn Heak, 38; Kuon Chheng, 69; and Sao Phally, 42. All four victims were taken to Battambang Provincial Hospital for treatment.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

WIFE ACCUSED OF BEATING HUSBAND

Thorn Thin, 54,  was beaten to death by his 52-year-old wife Young Rin while they were having a conflict over 30,000 riels, which the husband had lost in gambling the previous night, police said. The fight took place in their kitchen in Chhouk village,  in Kampong Cham's Krauch Chhma district, on Monday morning. The man allegedly hit his wife with a wooden stick, but dropped it, allowing her to beat him with another stick. She then fled the scene.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

MOTO TAUNT PROMPTS SAMURAI ATTACK

Five so-called gangsters have been arrested by police for allegedly attacking two brothers, You Saorith, 24, and You Sineth, 21, with swords on Sunday in Phnom Penh's Tuol Kork district. The suspects were identified by police as Um Sitha, 21, from Takeo; Um Positha, 21; Kim Srreng 18; Thean Borey, 20; and Suon Tin, 22, all from Phnom Penh. The attack broke out as the victims mocked the suspects for carrying so many passengers on their motorbike.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

SUICIDE SUSPECTED IN WOMAN's DEATH

Muy Seng, 35, was found dead in her home in Ou Andaung village, in Phnom Penh's Meanchey district, when her husband returned home on Tuesday after being away for nearly a week. When and why she died remains unclear, but both the police and the victim's family inferred that the victim might have committed suicide, as some pesticide was found near the body.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

GAMING BOXES SEIZED IN ARCADE RAID

Two arcade game shops on Street 257 in Tuol Kork district were raided by police early Monday morning. Fifteen gaming boxes were confiscated from a shop that belongs to Peng Long, 35, and the other 19 were confiscated from a second shop belonging to Kaing Suy Cheing, 32.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

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