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Police Blotter: 24 Feb 2009

Police Blotter: 24 Feb 2009

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MEN ON MOTO INJURED BY TREE

Torn Vy, 22, and Prum Ban, 20, were severely injured on Wednesday after driving their motorbike into a tree in Damnak Kralanh Khang Kaet village, Kampong Trach district, Kampot province. Both men, who live in the village, were taken to hospital by local residents.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

HUSBAND BEATS WIFE, STEALS PIG

Police last Tuesday arrested Kor Hak, 46, in Banteay village and commune, Srey Santhor district, Kampong Cham province, for beating his wife, Chheng Kim Leap, who said her wicked husband had beaten her many times and had stolen a pig to raise money for himself.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

TEEN HANGS SELF AFTER SCOLDING

A 19-year-old committed suicide by hanging himself on Thursday evening after his mother scolded him for drinking too much and never trying to find a job. Police said he hanged himself in a bathroom of his home in Phsar Thmey 2 commune, Daun Penh district, Phnom Penh.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

MEN ARRESTED IN CHILD RAPE, MURDER

Police in Ta Penh village, Rokapor Pram commune, Tbaung Khmum district, Kampong Cham province, arrested three men on Thursday in the rape and murder of an 11-year-old girl two days prior. The three men arrested were Chin Vanny, 17, Srun Peng Sreang, 26, both from Meas village in Kampong Cham province, and Has Heng, 29, from Ta Penh village. The victim was raped while tending cattle on a cassava farm with a 12-year-old boy who was also killed by the rapists.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

TWO TEENS ROBBED, SHOT LEAVING CLUB

Lem Arifin, 19, a student at Russey Keo High School, and Yeu Fary, 19, were robbed and shot Sunday night while leaving the Golden Bar Club by motorbike on Street 102 and Street 13 in Chraing Chmreh commune Russey Keo district, Phnom Penh. Lem Arifin was shot dead and Yeu Fary was severely injured. The two unidentified assailants took the motorbike and escaped.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

GERMAN MAN FOUND DEAD IN S'VILLE

A German national was found dead on Friday in his room at the Ekareach Hotel in Sihanoukville. Sangkat 3 district police identified the dead man as 26-year-old Alexander Oskar. Hotel staff said the dead man checked into one room with a friend last Tuesday. Police quoted the friend, Pascal Wein Muller, 27, also from Germany, as saying both were tourists and had entered Cambodia on February 14. Police said the deceased died of a heart attack but refused to allow journalists to see the body.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

TRANSLATED BY LIM PHALLA

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