Police Blotter: 22 Oct 2009

Police Blotter: 22 Oct 2009

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MAN ACCUSED OF RAPING DAUGHTER
A 26-year-old man was arrested last Thursday in Tbang Meanchey, Preah Vihear province, on suspicion that he raped his 5-year-old daughter. The man’s wife said that it is not the first time that her husband raped his own daughter, and that he had raped the girl once when she was 3 years old. She added that he left home for one year and returned, but had not changed his old habits.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

‘RUSTLER’ STEALS FAMILY COW
A man was arrested Saturday in Battambang province’s Banan district for stealing his father’s cow when his parents were not at home. The father filed a complaint after noticing the missing cow, but was not aware that his son took it. The accused had planned to sell the cow and use the money to travel to Thailand.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

SIBLING STANDOFF TRIGGERS SUICIDE
A woman, 18, committed suicide Monday in Pursat province’s Phnom Kravanh district after her brother yelled angrily at her. Police say the victim had attended a ceremony at a local pagoda with her sister. But she left her sister at the pagoda and returned home late. Her worried brother confronted her, and it caused her to hang her self afterwards.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

BATTAMBANG YOUTH ARRESTED FOR RAPE
Police in Battambang province’s Bavel district arrested a young man last week after he was accused of raping a girl. The victim said that the offender came into her home at 4pm while her parent were out fishing. He took her clothes off and sexually assaulted her. She told her parents, who later filed a complaint to the police.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

GUN INCIDENT LANDS EX-SOLDIER IN JAIL
A former soldier was arrested in Kampong Cham province’s Prey Chhor district on Sunday after pulling out a gun during a traffic accident. Police said that the man wanted to shoot a group of young men who were involved in the accident, but his wife stopped him and then he shot in the air. The man was sent to the police station for the possession and use of an illegal gun.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

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