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Police Blotter: 28 May 2009

Police Blotter: 28 May 2009

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GARMENT WORKER STABBED TO DEATH

Phorn Ratha, 22, a garment worker at a factory in Tuol Pongror village, Dangkor district, Phnom Penh, was stabbed by a co-worker known only as Pouv, 20. The victim died at hospital five hours later, police said, adding that her attacker, with whom there had been a long-running conflict, managed to escape.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA   

STUDENTS SHOT BY ARMED GANG

Two high school students were injured after being shot by an unknown number of suspects who chased them into an Internet café on Monday in Daun Penh district, Phnom Penh. Police identified the victims as Huy Davin, 17, and Pa Sothea, 18, both 11th-grade students at Preah Sisovath High School. The victims were each shot once, police said, adding that their assailants escaped and the reason for the attack was not known.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

MONEY CHANGERS DRUGGED, ROBBED

Hoy Mary, 30, and her sister Sreylis, 27, were robbed Tuesday after being drugged at their home in Baliley village, Paoy Paet commune and town, Banteay Meanchey province, where they operated a money-changing business. Police said the amount of money stolen was not known and that the victims were taken to hospital for treatment. Three men were arrested at the scene, but their identities were not released as police had yet to determine whether they were involved with the robbery.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

1 DEAD, 3 INJURED FROM POISONED GIN

One man died and three others were taken to hospital  on Monday after they drank a poisoned bottle of gin that was left in front of the home of Chan Sarith, 50, a resident of Tumnub Chrey village, Teuk Thla commune, Banteay Meanchey province. Police identified the deceased as Chhuoy Ous, 60. The injured were Lonh Keat, 32, Mao Raeoun, 29, and Thai Hou, 25. Police said they suspect that the poisoned gin was left by Chhuoy Chim, the dead man's son, who they said believed his wife was having an affair with Chan Sarith.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

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