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Police Blotter: 23 Apr 2009

Police Blotter: 23 Apr 2009

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ONE DEAD, THREE INJURED IN BURGLARY

Armed burglars dressed in soldiers' uniforms fatally shot Chhit Chanthy, 55, and left three others severely wounded on Sunday during a robbery in Samaki village, Banteay Meanchey province. The victims say that nine robbers armed with six guns stormed the property, stealing jewelry, cellphones and 23,000 baht (US$647).  
KOH SANTEPHEAP

TWO MEN ARRESTED IN FAMILY DISPUTES

Police have sent two males to Battambang Municipal Court after two separate domestic violence incidents led to their incarceration by authorities on Monday. Nuth Siramay, 21, is accused of injuring his sister-in-law after a family domestic dispute while a second man, Chan Mom, is accused of dragging his wife onto the road during a dispute over alcohol.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

TRUCK STRIKES GARMENT WORKER

Sok Phally, 23, died in an accident in which she was run over by a speeding truck

while riding her bicycle home from her garment job in Damnak Thom village in Phnom Penh's Meanchey district on Monday. Police want to speak to the truck's driver, Yeam Pov, 30, in connection with the accident. He drove off after the accident.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

MASSAGE PARLOUR RAIDED BY COPS

Ten women and two males have been arrested during a police raid on a massage parlor suspected of offering sex services on Sisowath Boulevard in Phnom Penh. The 10 women were sent to the municipal Social Affairs Department while both men were educated by police and released on Tuesday. The massage parlour was closed down by authorities.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

KCHAM POLICEMAN POISONS SELF

A 51-year-old policeman, Sok Kunthy, of Trapaing Thlong commune in Ponhea Kraek district, Kampong Cham province, committed suicide by poisoning himself in his house on Monday. The reason for the suicide was not known, but police suspected it was connected to problems in his family.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

WOMAN'S BODY TAKEN FROM LAKE

Police found an unidentified female floating in Bayab Lake in Phnom Penh on Tuesday. Two condoms in the woman's pocket led police to believe she was a prostitute.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

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