Police Blotter: 22 Oct 2008

Police Blotter: 22 Oct 2008

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TWO MONKS ON THE RUN FROM POLICE

Phon Sokum, 21, was seriously injured after two monks, Nuth Sok Phoun, 23, and Nuth Sovanny, 24, along with a number of other men, attacked him with axes and chains in Steng Meanchey commune, Meanchey district, Phnom Penh at 6:30pm on October 15. The police said that the attack was caused by an argument between the monks and the victim's grandmother, which greatly angered the monks. Phon Sokum is currently recovering in hospital. The two monks are on the run.

KAMPUCHEA THMEY

YOUNG MAN'S BODY DISCOVERED IN POOL

Chao Meung, 20, and 10 of his house mates were arrested by Banteay Meanchey police when the body of Piseth Sok Heng, 24, was discovered in a pool in their backyard in Village 1, Ponlea commune, Serey Sophorn district, Banteay Meanchey province Friday. The police said that Piseth Sok Heng had been murdered. Chao Meung has been sent to court. Chao Meung's house mates have been sent home after the police made them promise that they would not get involved in any type of unwholesome activity again.

RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

TWO MEN CUT WITH KNIVES AT PAGODA

Keo Trea, 25, and Suon Srouch, 28, were seriously injured by a group of men during the Kak Then ceremony at Ang Soraphy pagoda in Kanthor commune, Kampong Trach district, Kampot province at 8:35pm Saturday. The men, wielding long knives, attacked Keo Trea and Suon Srouch after they accidentally bumped into one of the members of the gang during the ceremony.

KAMPUCHEA THMEY

INDEBTED COUPLE STABBED WITH KNIFE

Du Kob, 51, and Du Kin, 29, seriously injured Pich Heng, 53, and his wife Chin Chea, 51, after the couple didn't repay an unspecified amount of money in Chhley Chas, Porchamroeun commune, Borseth district, Kampong Speu province at 3:30pm Sunday. Pich Heng and his wife are in hospital. The two attackers have fled, leaving behind their motorbikes, which have been confiscated by the police.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

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