Police Blotter: 22 Mar 2010

Police Blotter: 22 Mar 2010

POLICE

DRUNKARD BEATS UNCLE SENSELESS
A 30-year-old man was arrested last week in Banteay Meanchey province’s Poipet town after pummelling the head and body of his uncle while they were having dinner together. The uncle told police that he was unsure why the violence broke out, and that his nephew had been drunk. Police sent the case to Banteay Meanchey provincial court.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

VOLLEYBALL PLAYER SERVES UP VIOLENCE
A 19-year-old man was cut in the head, ear and shoulder last week during an argument that broke out in the midst of a friendly volleyball game in Pursat province. Police said the culprit was a 29-year-old “gangster” who was drunk. The suspect allegedly left the game after the argument began and returned later with a knife to carry out the assault. He was later arrested, and the case was sent to provincial court. The victim was sent to a local hospital.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

KRATIE POLICE BUST LOCAL DRUG DEN
Anti-drug police raided a house in Kratie province on Wednesday. The authorities arrested six students accused of being drug users and seized firearms and ammunition including an AK-47 assault rifle and a K-54 handgun. Police said the house had become a veritable vice den of late, popular among young drug users and gangsters in the area.
DEUM AMPIL

DRUG USER CAN’T FLY THE COOP IN B’BANG
A 40-year-old chicken farmer was arrested on Thursday in Battambang province’s Kamrieng district with 14 tablets of an unidentified drug in his pockets. Local police said the man, who resides in Doung village in Raing commune, had purchased the drugs for personal use and did not intend to distribute them. The case has been sent to Battambang provincial court.
DEUM AMPIL

GUARD MURDERED IN MIDNIGHT ASSAULT
A 22-year-old security guard was beaten to death by a group of gang members on Thursday in Phnom Penh’s Tuol Tompong 1 commune in Chamkarmon district. Police said the man could be heard shouting for help outside the house where he worked before succumbing to repeated blows to the head and neck from his assailants, who were armed with an iron bar. Police said they have already identified some individuals who were involved with the assault.
DEUM AMPIL

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