Police Blotter: 23 Oct 2008

Police Blotter: 23 Oct 2008

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MEN ARRESTED FOR MUGGING TOURISTS

Ror Ratanak, 21, and Siev Danith, 22, have been arrested by the police after mugging tourists near the Hem Cheat cinema in Phsar Chas commune, Daun Penh district, Phnom Penh for a number of years. The two men have been sent to court.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

PROSTITUTES ARRESTED AGAIN

The police have arrested 24 prostitutes from the Tuol Kork district and sent them to the Phnom Penh Social Affairs Office Monday. Most of the arrested prostitutes have been arrested by police on previous occasions and said that last time they were released after paying the Social Affairs Office officials US$50. The Tuol Kork police said they are just performing their duty to eliminate prostitution in the district and that what happens at the Social Affairs Office is none of their concern.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

MAN AND FRIENDS KILL MOTO DRIVER

Un Oeun, 26, was arrested by the police for killing Sauth Song, 39, in Angrut village, Trapaing La'vea, Udong district, Kampong Speu province Monday. The police said that Un Oeun, along with his friends, killed Sauth Song out of revenge on July 1 this year. The police are searching for Un Oeun's friends who were involved in the murder.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

ONE LESS DRUG DEALER IN CAPITAL

Van Vy, 36, was arrested by the police for dealing drugs outside the Bassac Municipal Apartments in village 15, Tonle Bassac commune, Chamkarmon district, Phnom Penh, on Monday. The police said that Van Vy did not submit to the arrest "peacefully" but screamed that there are hundreds of dealers living in the Bassac apartments and that she should not be singled out.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

QUARREL LEADS TO SERIOUS INJURY

Keth Sophy, 25, was arrested Sunday by the police for causing serious injury in 2006 in Prek Kror Bao commune, Peam Chor district. The police said Keth Sophy, along with six other men, attacked another group of men after a quarrel over a traditional game.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

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