Police Blotter: 26 Apr 2011

Police Blotter: 26 Apr 2011

Murder suspected in husband’s ‘death
A 39-yea-old Vietnamese man died at Calmette hospital on Friday after his 29-year-old wife allegedly attacked him while he was drunk in Phnom Penh’s Russei Keo district. Police said the Vietnamese wife, a beautician, brought her husband, a fan repairman, to the hospital and claimed that he had committed suicide. Police examined the corpse and determined that he has suffered a critical injury to the head and questioned the wife, who they suspect of foul play. Police then sent her to the court.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

Motorbike robbery suspect in custody
ONE of three suspects was arrested by police in Phnom Penh’s Tuol Kork district, accused of attacking a 22-year-old man and stealing his motorbike. Police said the victim and his girlfriend went for a walk on Thursday and were followed by three men who attacked the victim with rocks and stole his vehicle. Police managed to arrest one of the suspects, a 19-year-old man, who was then sent to court after the motorbike was returned.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

‘Robber’ taken in after warrant issued
BANTEAY Meanchey’s Poipet town police arrested a 27-year-old man on Wednesday after the Phnom Penh Municipal Court issued a warrant for his arrest, accusing him of committing a robbery. Following the arrest, police searched the suspect’s home for a gun that he allegedly used in a robbery, but found nothing. Police then sent the suspect to court.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Arrest made after city market robbery
TWO women were arrested in Boeung Keng Kang market on Saturday after they were accused of stealing a mobile phone and a purse from a woman in Phnom Penh’s Chamkarmon district. The victim said that the two women pretended to bump into her, then stole the items and attempted to escape. The victim shouted for help and a security guard stopped the suspects, before turning them over to police. The stolen property was returned to the victim.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

Boy detained over guesthouse robbery
A 13-YEAR-OLD boy was arrested on Friday after he allegedly stole two television sets from a guesthouse that had been closed on April 3 over drug trafficking allegations in Banteay Meanchey’s Poipet town. Police said the boy broke into the closed guesthouse with accomplices. Around 10 of the 38 rooms in the establishment were looted. Police are now searching for the other suspects.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

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