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Police Blotter: 26 Nov 2008

Police Blotter: 26 Nov 2008


Teuk Sok Heng, 27, was attacked by a group of six or seven men after he and his brother-in-law confronted a man about a previous dispute at 1am Monday in Trapaing Thleung village, Choam Chao commune, Phnom Penh. The man then shouted, "Thief! Thief!", and the group came to help, hitting Teuk Sok Heng with sticks and steel tubes. While the victim was injured, the man filed a complaint to the police accusing the victim of thievery. No arrest was made.


lTha Bon, 22, from Spean Tauch village in Siem Reap's Russey Lork commune, was arrested by police for the theft of a motorbike from a nearby high school on Friday. According to the police, the suspect had already stolen a motorbike from the same place in October. KAMPUCHEA THMEY


Ly Channy, 40, wife of policeman Sok Chamroeun, 45, was robbed by three or four men wielding a gun, knife and ax, while her husband was out for a walk. The robbery took place at the couple's house in Sala Lek 5 village in Kampong Chhnang's O'Russey commune on Sunday. The robbers took some gold and 3,100 Thai baht before escaping.


Un Yong, 41, of Pnouv village in Prey Veng's Chrey commune, was robbed and killed at midnight Sunday in Bavet village in Prey Veng's Chantrea district, said police. He was cut in many places with a blade and robbed of his motorbike, cell phone and some money. According to the police, the man had likely taken someone he knew to the location and was robbed and killed by that person. 


Khath Thoeun, 34, from Mkak village in Takeo's Champey commune, was killed instantly when she fell off her motorbike after an accident involving an Australian embassy vehicle. Men riding with her suffered minor injuries. The accident happened at 7:10am on Monday at the corner of Norodom Boulevard and Street 254 in Phnom Penh. The Australian embassy is cooperating with police inquiries, and so far no criminal charges have been filed.


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