Police Blotter: 23 Jun 2011

Police Blotter: 23 Jun 2011

Man stabbed after confessing love
A man is suspected of stabbing a friend who confessed love for his wife. Police in Kampong Cham province’s Prey Chhor district apprehended the suspect after a fight on Monday. Police said the men had been drinking wine when the victim professed his love for the suspect’s wife. The suspect later arrived at the victim’s house, where a fight ensued and he allegedly stabbed the victim. The victim
was later hospitalised with serious injuries.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Woman arrested over attempt to pick pocket
A 35-YEAR-OLD woman was arrested after she was accused of pickpocketing at a market in Battambang province’s Battambang town on Monday. The victim of the robbery shouted for help after allegedly catching the suspect stealing money from her pocket. The suspect was arrested by a market security guard and later admitted to the offence, claiming that she often stole at the market. Police have since sent the woman to court.
RASMEI KAMPUCHEA

Man shot in leg in attempted moto theft
A 32-YEAR-OLD man was arrested after allegedly shooting a man during an attempted motorbike robbery in Phnom Penh’s Daun Penh district on Monday. The victim was driving home near the Lux Cinema when he was shot in the leg, and the suspect tried to steal his motorbike. Police apprehended the suspect and sent him to court. The victim was hospitalised.
RASMEI KAMPUCHEA

‘Gangster’ students accused of stabbing
TWO student “gangsters” were arrested in Phnom Penh’s Daun Penh district on Monday after allegedly stabbing a man during a fight. Police claim the two students spat at the victim’s house, which sparked a fight during which the victim was stabbed. The wounded victim was hospitalised with serious injuries. Police sent the two suspects to court.
RASMEI KAMPUCHEA

Man detained for damage and abuse
PURSAT town police in Pursat province detained a 36-year-old man on Monday accused of domestic violence and destruction of property. The man’s family filed a complaint with the local authorities in an attempt to prevent him being physically abusive and destroying objects in his home. Members of the suspect’s family alleged that when the suspect was angry he would frequently break possessions in the house, including a TV set.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

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