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Police Blotter: 25 Jun 2009

Police Blotter: 25 Jun 2009

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ANGRY MAN DRINKS PESTICIDE AND DIES

Vaen Vuthy, 20, died in hospital after commiting suicide by drinking pesticide because he was embarrassed when his 45-year-old mother took her lover home to stay with them while his father was still living in the house. The event happened on Sunday afternoon in Kampong Thom province. The victim tried to persuade his mother not to do so for a long time, but she did not listen to him.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

DRINKING SESSION ENDS IN STABBING

A man was stabbed with a piece of steel and robbed of a motorbike by two acquaintances on Monday night in Phnom Penh. The victim, Yong Bunseng, 20, from Prey Veng province, was taken to Calmette Hospital by villagers. The suspects, who both escaped, were about 20 years old. The victim and the suspects had only known each other for a few days when they met and drank together at a beer garden.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

BROTHERS arrested OVER AX MURDER

Two brothers, Neth Yaung, 50, and Neth An, 47, both living in Kampot province, were arrested by police on Sunday on suspicion of hacking Long Khuy, 41, to death with an ax on Saturday. Police said the killing happened after an argument between the victim and the suspects.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

PORN MOVIE CAFE RAIDED BY POLICE

A cafe on Street 271 in Phnom Penh was raided by the police Tuesday for showing pornographic movies. The owner was taken to the police station. Ten motorbikes that belonged to the customers, most of whom were motorbike taxi drivers, and a TV set that was used to show the movies were confiscated.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

MOTORBIKE THIEF HITS BREAKFAST SPOT

A motorbike was stolen from outside a small restaurant in the Dangkor district in Phnom Penh on Sunday morning while the victim, Sok Channa, 31, was eating breakfast inside the restaurant.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

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