Police Blotter: 23 Mar 2009

Police Blotter: 23 Mar 2009

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TWO KILLED IN ROAD ACCIDENT NEAR PP

Uk Ly, 45, and her daughter Ly Tay, died Thursday in a motorbike accident on National Road 1, Ampil village, near Phnom Penh. The pair were struck by a van after the bike they were passengers on fell into its path, killing the two and seriously injuring the motorbike driver. The driver of the van, Men Sokharith, 40, was taken to the police station by authorities.
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1 KILLED, 4 WOUNDED AT WEDDING DANCE

A fight at a wedding party on Thursday ended with one person dead and four wounded in Svay Tieb village, Kampong Cham province. The dead man, Chhean Bora, 22, was stabbed six times by a gang of men who got angry when the wedding stopped playing music for them to dance to. They also wounded were Khim Sambath, 44, Sary Tola, 20, Phat Chanthou, 20, and Chm Ki, 21, who are all now in the provincial hospital. Police have made no arrests.
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WIFE KILLED FOR INTERRUPTING

Chuon Channa killed his wife on Thursday after she interrupted his drinking time to ask him to carry water to cook their dinner. The victim Leang Savon, 31, was  stabbed three times with a blade in their house in Trapaing Ring village, Kampong Cham province. The attacker fled police, leaving six children behind.
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FORTUNE-TELLER SCAMS $300,000

Fortune-teller Maritas,42, was arrested by police on Wednesday after allegedly cheating Chan Noeun out of US$300,000 since 2005.The fortune-teller had told the woman that she would take her to a holy person and they would return with lots of money and be rich. The scam was reported to police  by the victim's children.
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PHONE CALLER HAS BAG SNATCHED

Meas Sophany, 23, had her bag stolen by Chan Rum,18, after she stopped her motorbike to answer a mobile phone call on Friday. Phnom Penh police apprehended the suspect and the woman was reunited with her possessions.
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ABUSIVE FATHER KILLED BY SON

Sou Kong, 39,  died Thursday after being beaten with a stick by his son Sou Ratha,19. The victim had been beating one of his two wives when his son retaliated by killing his father.
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