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Police Blotter: 27 Feb 2009

Police Blotter: 27 Feb 2009

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NORWEGIAN MAN FOUND DEAD

A Norwegian man, Kenneth Asheimer, 33, was found dead on Wednesday morning seated on a sofa in room 114 of the Big Club Resort Guesthouse in Village 4, Preah Sihanouk province. The deceased checked into the guesthouse on Saturday, and staff members said they had seen him drinking a glass of wine on the evening before his death. Police said the man died of a heart attack.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

MAN, TWO BOYS KILLED BY GRENADE

Ban Reth, 33, a former soldier, and two children, Da Poy, 10, and Eung Thorn, 14, were killed Tuesday by a grenade blast while hunting for rats in Pring Kaong village, Banteay Meanchey province. Police said Ban Reth, who lived in the village along with the other two victims, owned the grenade but didn't generally carry it with him while hunting rats. They did not know why he chose to bring it on this occasion.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

MEN ARRESTED FOR STEALING MOTO

Police in Kien Svay district, Kandal province, arrested Neth Try, 25, from Prey Veng province, and Chea Chak, 29, from Kampong Chhnang province, for stealing a motorbike. The two were taken into custody after running out of gas while making their getaway with the stolen motorbike, which belonged to Chhim Chea, 64, a woman who lives in the village. One of the robbers, Chea Chak, is the victim's nephew, police said.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

BANDITS TAKE GOLD, CASH FROM MILL

Four men armed with a rifle, a handgun, a knife and an ax on Tuesday robbed a rice mill in Muk Ra 2 village, Battambang province, and made off with gold and 1 million riels (US$242.65). None of the robbery victims - Ing Vuth, 25, and his wife Mong Roeung, 22 - were injured. The victims said they could not identify the robbers except to say they were all young. Police said they missed capturing the robbers by just 10 minutes.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

GANGSTER  NABBED IN BATTAMBANG

Police in Battambang province said they arrested notorious gang leader Saing Bun, 24, for severely injuring an old woman after becoming drunk and hitting her in the head with a wine bottle. The attack occurred in Ou Snguot village , Ta Sanh commune, Samlaun district, Battambang province. Police said Saing Bun has caused a lot of problems in the past by threatening villagers, and he had previously chased the victim, Bun Reoum, 59, with an ax once already.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

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