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Police Blotter: 22 Apr 2009

Police Blotter: 22 Apr 2009

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SON A SUSPECT IN STEPMOTHER KILLING

Naen Phoeun, 39, is the principal suspect in the killing of his stepmother, San Kimleang, 54, who died on Saturday after being stabbed in the throat at a farm about two kilometers from the family's home in Chi Thlok village, Kampong Cham province. Police have not yet determined a motive for the killing, but local villagers say the victim often harangued her stepson for being a lazy drunkard. Police said Naen Phoeun had already fled when his father discovered his wife's body. 
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

BICYCLIST STRUCK, KILLED BY CAR

A man was struck and killed by an automobile on Sunday night while riding his bicycle along Monivong Boulevard in Boeung Keng Kang 3 commune in Phnom Penh. Police identified the victim as Veng Rithy, 39, from Kampong Chhnang province, who worked as a security guard at the home of Cambodia's minister of agriculture, forestry and fisheries. The victim was taken to hospital, where he later died. The driver of the automobile fled the scene and remains at large.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

GUARD ARRESTED FOR DOUBLE SHOOTING

Chou Tharith, 39, a security guard at a garment factory in Prek Tapring village, Kandal province, shot two men and arrested a third on Sunday after discovering a group of about seven men walking near the factory, which had that night been damaged by a fire. The guard, a retired military police officer, suspected the men were planning to rob the factory, but family members of the victims say they were simply returning home after visiting friends. Provincial police have taken Chou Tharith into custody.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

MEN ARRESTED IN BB FOR RAPE

Hing Seiha, 22, and Chea Kiri, 21, both from Balaing Kraom village, Roung Chrey commune, Thma Koul district, Battambang province, were arrested Friday by provincial police on suspicion of raping a 21-year-old woman the previous night. The parents of the victim alerted police after the woman said she had been raped by the men after riding on their motorbike.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

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