Police Blotter: 23 Sep 2008

Police Blotter: 23 Sep 2008

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MAN STEALS FRIEND'S CAR

Minh Boravy, 30, was arrested after he stole his friend's car from near the Olympic Stadium at Phsar Depo III, Phnom Penh at 7:30pm Thursday. The car was stolen when Pho Sopheak, 26, the car owner who works with Minh Boravy, parked his car in front of the stadium and went to watch a swimming competition. The police arrested Minh Boravy after they broadcasted the thief's and the car's appearances on a local radio station.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

MAN TRIES TO RAPE FIVE-YEAR-OLD NIECE

Phat Phongsovan, 58, was sentenced to 10 years in prison by the Stung Treng provincial Court for attempting to rape a 5-year-old girl Thursday. The incident occurred when the man, who is the girl's uncle, was looking after her in the family home. The girl's mother was alerted by her daughter's screams and repeatedly hit the man before filing the case with the police.

KOH SANTEPHEAP

MAN HIT AT PAGODA DANCE PARTY

Dup Pov, 19, was injured at a pagoda dance party by a group of men who hit him over the head with a chair in Serey Sophan district, Banteay Meanchey province at 9:30pm Thursday. Dup Pov, who had to have five stitches, recognised one of his attackers as Chan Ree, 25, even though the group fled the scene after the incident.
RASMEI KAMPUCHEA

MAN TRIES TO RAPE SISTER-IN-LAW

Sok Sinan, 25, was arrested after he tried to rape his 22-year-old sister-in-law when she was washing clothes in the river in Chamkar Samrong village and commune, Battambang district and province. Sok Sinan threatened the woman with a knife but fled when her screams alerted the neighbours. The police said that Sok Sinan told them he has been interested in his sister-in-law for a long time but up to that day he could not find a convenient opportunity to try to rape her.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

DRUG ADDICTED THIEVES ARRESTED

Ban Bros, 20, and Roth Theoun, 19, were arrested after they tried to rob Tuon Narith, 27, in O'Chrov district, Banteay Meanchey province at 8:30pm Thursday. The unarmed men demanded that Tuon Narith hand over 15,000 riels. The police said that the two men, who are addicted to drugs, always make trouble in Poipet commune.
RASMEI KAMPUCHEA

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