Police Blotter: 24 Oct 2008

Police Blotter: 24 Oct 2008

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COMMUNE CHIEF BEATS UP WIFE

Chea Sam Ang, 27, filed a complaint against her husband Kim Long, 37, second commune chief of O'Bey Chorn commune, accusing him of physically assaulting her in O'Bey Chorn village and commune, O'Chrov district, Banteay Meanchey province at 5pm Sunday. Chea Sam Ang said that her husband beat her up after losing nearly all their property in a card game. The police said they need to investigate the case before taking any action against Kim Long.

RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

YOUNG BOY KILLED BY LIGHTNING

Srean Kam Sorth, 12, was killed by lightning in a field about 300 metres west of Prey Khla 2 village, Prey Khla commune, Prey Veng district and province, on Saturday. The police said the boy died immediately after he was struck by the bolt while riding his buffalo during a thunderstorm.

RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

POLICE ARREST PROSTITUTE

Sok Srey Neang, a 27-year-old prostitute, was arrested by Tuol Kork police on the suspicion of being an accomplice to a robbery in Tuol Sangke village and commune, Russey Keo district, Phnom Penh at 1am Wednesday. The police said that Choy Min, 28, had his Suzuki Viva stolen by four men while he was getting it on with the young prostitute. Sok Srey Neang is currently awaiting trial in court.

RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

FOUR MEN BREAK INTO HOUSE

Ork Sarun, 35, was robbed and attacked with an ax in a house burglary in Sar Sar Pork village, Kanteu 1 commune, Bannorn district, Battambang province at 11pm Tuesday. The police said that Ork Sarun sustained head injuries when four men, wielding axes and guns, broke into his family home and stole 1 million riels, US$250 worth of jewellery and four cell phones. While the men have not been arrested yet, the police have surrounded the bushes where they believe they are currently hiding.

KOH SANTEPHEAP

MAN RAPES 7-YEAR-OLD GIRL

Pheap Bunthorn, 20, was arrested by police for raping a seven-year-old girl in Khla Gnorb, Tuol Pongror commune, Malai district, Banteay Meanchey province Saturday. The man has been sent to provincial court where he is awaiting trial.

RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

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