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Police Blotter: 25 Jul 2011

Police Blotter: 25 Jul 2011

Couple ‘robs’ military officer at gunpoint
A COUPLE was arrested after allegedly robbing a military police officer at gunpoint in Takeo province’s Bati district on Wednesday. Police said that a man and his girlfriend, both aged 23, approached the officer as he sat on his motorbike and held a gun to his head. The couple then allegedly stole the motorbike and rode it to their rental home in Phnom Penh, where they were arrested by police later that day. The couple was sent to court.
RASMEI KAMPUCHEA

Three relatives stabbed in ‘gangster’ attack
A GROUP of ‘gangsters’ escaped arrest after they allegedly stabbed three men as they returned home from a karaoke bar in Preah Vihear province’s Rovieng district on Thursday. Relatives said that two brothers, aged 32 and 23, sustained head and shoulder injuries and their 18-year-old nephew had injuries on his back and torso after ‘gangsters’ attacked them with knives. A sister of the brothers said that police had made no arrests.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

Taxi crash claims one, injures seven
A 36-YEAR-OLD woman died and seven people were injured after a taxi crashed in Kampong Chhnang province on Thursday. Police said that the eight passengers were travelling in a taxi from Battambang province to Phnom Penh when one of the tyres burst, causing the car to roll multiple times. Police said that the woman died in hospital.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Mother of two dies at construction site
A 42-YEAR-OLD female construction worker died after falling from a two-metre high step at a construction site in Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district on Friday. Police said that the woman was carrying a brick up a flight of stairs when she slipped and fell. A friend of the woman, who also works at the site, said that the woman worked hard in order to earn money to care for her two children.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

Man carrying illegal timber crashes into tree
A MAN transporting illegal luxury timber died when his car burst into flames after he crashed it into a tree in Kampong Cham province’s Memot district on Friday. Police said the 30-year-old man was speeding.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

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