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Police Blotter: 25 Dec 2009

Police Blotter: 25 Dec 2009

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PAY ME FOR DEAD COW: SIHANOUKVILLE MAN
A 34-year-old Sihanoukville man wants US$500 compensation after his pregnant cow was found dead in a neighbour’s field on December 13. Police said the cow had wandered to the farm on its own but owner Sok Bunsea said he thinks foul play was involved. The neighbor, Khiev Kin, said he only tied the cow up so it would not damage his crops.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

BAG SNATCHERS STEAL FROM WRONG WOMAN
Two Phnom Penh teenagers were arrested after snatching a bag from the wife of military police officer Sou Sareun Tuesday on Monivong Boulevard. The officer used his walkie-talkie to alert authorities who chased down and arrested the suspects, 24-year-old Kit Chansivuth and 26-year-old Kong Eng Hor, as they were inspecting the contents of the bag.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

MAN TORCHES HOUSE
A 30-year-old man in Battambang province’s Ek Phnom district was arrested for burning down his house after a dispute with his wife on Tuesday. Unable to tolerate his heavy drinking, his 31-year-old wife, Khleum Sokha, had decided to move out and live with her mother. Police said the couple frequently fought over his drinking, which she said made him incapable of supporting the family.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

KAMPONG CHAM MAN ACCUSED OF RAPE, BEATING
A 41-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of raping his stepdaughter and beating his wife in Kampong Cham province’s Suang town on Sunday. The accused told police that he struck his wife in the face after she returned home late drunk with another man. He also admitted to raping his 17-year-old stepdaughter twice when she was either drunk or asleep. However, his third attempt was unsuccessful when the girl screamed. He will be charged for domestic violence and rape, court officials said.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

BODY OF WOMAN FOUND IN RICE FIELD
The body of a 37-year-old woman who was missing for a week was found buried in a rice field a kilometre from her home in Kampong Cham province’s Chamkar Leu district on Sunday. Her 35-year-old husband, Son Tith, has been accused of her murder. He said he was raging with jealousy and anger when he saw his wife cycling with another man. The other man was able to get away, but he was able to drag his wife off her bike and hit her head until she died before burying her in the field.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

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