Police Blotter: 27 Nov 2008

Police Blotter: 27 Nov 2008

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HEAD-ON CRASH KILLS LORRY DRIVER

At 9:30am on Tuesday in O Kandear village in Kratie's O Kandear commune, a Toyota Vigo and a lorry crashed head-on while travelling along National Road 7. Kim Thin, 30, the driver of the Vigo, was killed and the lorry driver sustained serious injury and was taken to Kratie provincial hospital. The body of the dead man was taken to his family in Phnom Penh.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

MAN CUT WHILE HELPING NEIGHBOUR

Rom Dara, 26, was slashed in the face by Huv Nhork, 29, when he tried to stop a conflict between neighbours in Prek Thmey village in Kandal's Toeuk Vil commune November 18. No arrest was made because the victim accepted Huy Nhork's offer to pay for treatment.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

BODY OF WOMAN FOUND IN HOME

The body of Yim Nareth, 33, was found by her neighbours Tuesday morning in her house in O'Russey 4 commune, Prampi Makara district, Phnom Penh. The victim was stabbed in many places with a sharp knife, and her two-month-old baby was still crying next to the body when the police entered the room. The police found writing on the floor that said "borrow money, not pay back". The vicitim's husband, Vinh Thy, 46, has been arrested and is still in police custody over the murder. RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

THREE  ARRESTED AFTER STICKUP

Three of six robbers were arrested after stealing a woman's bag at noon on November 25 on street 360 in Sangkat Boeung Keng Kong I in Phnom Penh. Tob Sok Samphea, 29, was held up at gunpoint and robbed of her bag containing two phones, US$175 cash and some documents after she got out of her car in front of her house. Police arrested Kry Daroth, Horng Sambath and Som Samnang, all 17-year-olds from Phnom Penh.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

MAN ARRESTED OVER  ATTACK

San Sarith, 19, was arrested on November 21 in Thmey village, Mitapheap district, Sihanoukville for using a knife to rob two Australian women on November 19 in Village Four, injuring one of them. The victims, Philippa Rose Graham, 24, and Kate Vaughan, 27, said they lost a camera, $40 and a set of keys. The police have sent the suspect to court.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

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