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Police Blotter: 28 Jan 2011

Police Blotter: 28 Jan 2011

Villagers dump body at pagoda in Kratie
The body of a 36-year-old woman was dumped at a pagoda in Kratie province’s Chhlong district on Sunday. A witness said that they saw a man and an old woman carry the dead woman to the pagoda on a motorbike and throw her body there. Police concluded that she died of HIV because police found AIDS drugs on her body. Police and monks have decided to cremate the body.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Sand truck in accident on Monivong Bridge
A woman and her daughter were seriously injured when a sand truck crashed into their motorbike on Monivong Bridge in Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district on Wednesday. The truck was speeding over the bridge and smashed into a motorbike carrying a 30-year-old woman and her 4-year-old daughter. A witness said that they were lucky to be alive, but were sent to the hospital with serious leg injuries. The truck driver fled the scene of the accident.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA  

Woman hangs herself in Oddar Meanchey
The 52-year-old wife of a deputy governor of Oddar Meanchey province hanged herself in her house in Oddar Meanchey‘s Trapaing Prasat district on Tuesday. Her daughter said that on the day of the incident, her mother was alone in the home. Her husband went to work and her daughter had gone to the market. When her daughter arrived home she called out but her mother did not reply. Her daughter then found her mother hanging by her neck in her bedroom.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

Men not amused by banter of wedding host
Four men were detained on Sunday after getting in a fight with the host of a wedding party in Kampong Cham province’s O’Reang-ou district. The wedding guests said that all of the guests were very happy and were dancing together when the host jokingly said that the guests should dance 20 metres away. He spoke in jest, but four men became angered by his remarks and beat him severely.  When police arrested the four men, they said they were angry at the host’s speech. The host has demanded US$500 compensation for his injuries.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

‘Gangsters’ attack man at Kambong Speu party
A 20-year-old man was seriously injured last Saturday after joining a village party in Kampong Speu’s Oral district. A witness from the party said he was attacked by a group of “gangsters”, although no one seemed to know the cause of the violence. Police arrested three suspects in the aftermath.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

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