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Police Blotter: 25 Feb 2009

Police Blotter: 25 Feb 2009

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KOREAN MAN FOUND DEAD IN APARTMENT

Kim Jin-hwee, 45, from Korea, was found dead on Monday in his rented apartment on Street 265 in Tuol Kork district, Phnom Penh. The deceased imported spare electronics parts from Korea to Cambodia. Mach Channy, 24, Kim's Cambodian wife, said he was very drunk the previous night. Police said he died of a heart attack that might have been caused by too much drinking.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

SUSPECTED TAIWAN DRUG RING BUSTED

Tuol Kork police on Monday arrested three Taiwanese men - Yang Sung Fat, 33, Chhay Ming Chi, 38, and Ling Chong Fang, 42 - and a Vietnamese woman, Chan Thy, 35, on suspicion of trafficking in illegal drugs. Police confiscated a handgun, 111 bullets, four packets of heroin and other drug paraphernalia in the house in Boeung Kak 2 commune were the suspects were apprehended.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

MAN GETS HEAD CRUSHED BY TRUCK

A tragic accident on Monday saw a truck drive over the head of Aing Veng, 27, from Prampi Makara district, Phnom Penh, after a collision with another motorbike sent him beneath the wheels of the truck while he was delivering invitations to his forthcoming wedding. The victim died at the scene.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

K SPEU MAN KILLED BY KARAOKE MIC

Chum Vuthy, 48, was electrocuted on Sunday by a microphone while singing karaoke alone and drunk at his home in Village 5, Phnom Sruoch district, Kampong Speu province. His wife, who tried to help him by taking the microphone out of his hand, was also shocked, but neighbours were able to rescue her. 
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

WOMAN SHOT TO DEATH AND ROBBED

Aun Limsry, 30, was shot dead on Saturday and robbed of her motorbike by two unidentified bandits in Tuol Sangkae village, Prey Veng province, while riding home in the early morning. The bandits took her motorbike and escaped safely.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

TEEN DUPES FRIEND OUT OF MOTORBIKE

Chim Sothin, 18, from Srah Chork commune, Daun Penh district, Phnom Penh, was arrested Thursday by Kampong Cham police for stealing a friend's motorbike in November 2008 and trying to sell it. The male friend, Ol Sela, 16, from Kandal province, was invited by Chim Sothin to visit Phnom Penh with him, and drove the two on his motorbike. The thief borrowed the bike to retrieve a photo of his girlfriend to show to Ol Sela but never returned.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

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