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Police Blotter: 27 April 2009

Police Blotter: 27 April 2009

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Waiters arrested for phone theft

Two waiters at Roung Kraham restaurant located in Village 4, Commune 4, Preah Sihanouk province, were arrested by the police for allegedly stealing a customer's cellphone while he was eating dinner with his friends on Wednesday night. The cellphone belonged to Rous Piseth, male, 39, from Phnom Penh.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

Van smash kills three, injures two

At least three people died and two were severely injured after the vans they were travelling in collided on National Road 5 in Thnal Bat village, Mong Russey district, Battambang province, on Friday. The identity of the two injured passengers was not known but they were taken to hospital. The deceased, including the driver, and the injured were travelling in the same van. The driver of the other van escaped and has not yet been identified.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

Soldier attacks girlfriend with ax

Taing Lyheang, 18, was cut four times with an axe while she was sleeping in her house in Samraong Thmey village, Khmuonh commune, Sen Sok district, Phnom Penh, in the early hours of Saturday morning. Her alleged attacker was her partner, 40-year-old soldier Tan Srunheng who escaped following the attack. Taing Lyheang was taken to hospital by her neighbors, who said they had heard an argument between the couple earlier that evening over Tan Srunheng losing a sum of money while gambling. The couple was not married, according to villagers.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

Woman, 5-year-old found murdered

The bodies of 41-year-old mother, Lorn Pok, and her 5-year-old child, Siv Chhorvy, were found in a pond in O'Tapang village, Prey Nob district, Preah Sihanouk, on Saturday morning by local villagers. Police said wounds on the bodies of both victims suggested they had been murdered. Villagers said the victim's family was very poor and that the woman was a heavy drinker who often had confrontations with her husband. Locals said she had been drinking with other men in the village the night before.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

Scooter thief arrested by police

An 18-year-old man from Prek Ho commune, Takhmao in Kandal province was arrested and appeared before the courts on Friday in connection with the theft of a scooter. Police said Tin Khoeun and another man had taken the scooter of 17-year-old Sar Maly.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

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