Police Blotter: 22 August 2008

Police Blotter: 22 August 2008

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MOTHER SEPARATES RUNAWAY LESBIANS

Oun Malis, 35, and Toucha Tith Thida, 25, a lesbian couple with Oun Malis in the role of the husband, were separated by one of the girl's mothers in Takhmao, Kandal province on Monday. The women met when they both got jobs as security guards just over a year ago. Before the couple fell in love, Toucha Tith Thida married a Korean man who later left her to return to Korea. Toucha Tith Thida's mother tricked the girl into coming back home by telling her that her husband had returned from Korea and wished to see her. Oun Malis has told Toucha Tith Thida that she will kill herself if she does not return to her within a week.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

MAN JUMPS FROM BRIDGE FOR A MOTO

Rith, 26, attempted to commit suicide by hurling himself from the Japanese bridge on Tuesday. Rith told the police that he wanted to commit suicide because he was upset after his friend borrowed his motorbike and never returned it. The police have re-educated the man now. 
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

DRIVER CRASHES  INTO HOSPITAL

A drunken driver of a CRV car, and his three intoxicated passengers, crashed into the parking lot of Calmette hospital in Phnom Penh on Tuesday.  No one was injured in the accident but 12 motorcycles were damaged by the out-of-control car.  Witnesses said that the CRV car did not have a number plate and ended up stuck on the hospital wall. Police have arrested the driver, Khan Kosal, 30. The car and the damaged motorcycles are being kept at the Municipal Traffic Police office.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

MAN HANDCUFFED FOR STEALING METAL

Khai Sok Kheang, 20, was handcuffed by a security guard outside the building site of a new supermarket for stealing metal on Tuesday. Khai Sok Kheang was handcuffed to a tree outside the building site next to the Olympic Market in Phnom Penh. The incident attracted a huge crowd of thrill-seeking onlookers.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

MAN DROWNS AFTER FAINTING IN RIVER

Oem Kim, 22, drowned while trying to cross the river in Samrong village, Kampong Chhnang district, Kampong Chhnang province on Sunday. Oem Kim's friend, who witnessed the incident, thought that his friend was only pretending to be drowning and took a while to respond to his friend's pleas for help. Police investigation showed that the man drank too much and fainted when playing in the river. 
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

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