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Police Blotter: 21 Apr 2009

Police Blotter: 21 Apr 2009

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MAN KILLS FATHER AFTER ARGUMENT

Hi Hin, 31, was arrested for the alleged fatal stabbing on Thursday of his 55-year-old father, Hi Ho. Police said Hi Hin stabbed his father nine times after an argument over the number of wives the son had. The attack occurred in Ta In 2 village, Sreah Raing commune, Mongkul Borey district, Banteay Meanchey province.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

ROBBER BEATEN UNCONSCIOUS

Chhorn Nath, 25, from Battambang province, was severely beaten by villagers before being turned over to police after he had broken into a house in Phsa Leu village, Phsa Chhnang commune, Kampong Chhnang province on April 10 and attempted to steal property. Police said local residents captured the would-be burglar and beat him unconscious. Chhorn Nath was taken to an area hospital for treatment before being detained at a local police station.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

MAN ELECTROCUTED BY KARAOKE

A man in Battambang province's Dach Prath village was electrocuted on Wednesday while singing karaoke in his house. Police identified the deceased as Chin Chey, 41, of Dach Prath village.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

RIVAL GANGSTERS ARRESTED IN KRATIE

A dozen youths from two rival gangs were arrested Thursday afternoon when police in Koh Trong commune, Kratie province, broke up a brawl involving swords, knives and wooden sticks. Eight other youths escaped arrest. Police said the one of the gangs was from Koh Trong commune, while the other came from Saob commune, both in Kratie province. The youths were later released after being reprimanded by police.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

MAN, FIANCEE RUN OVER BY TRUCK

Van Vassa, 19, from Kandal Cheung village in Battambang province, and his 20-year-old fiancee Keo Savon were killed on April 12 when they were run down by a truck on National Road 5 in Banteay Meanchey province. Police identified the driver of the truck as Sim Tha, 45, from Kampot province.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

FAMILY SPAT LEAVES THREE INJURED

A dispute between families ended with three wounded in a violent attack on April 10 in Tonle Bet Kraom village, Kampong Cham province. Moung Sokol, 42, and his son Moung Keo Sela, 18, were severely injured after another family suspected they had cursed them. Police said both families blamed each other for initiating the violence.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

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