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Police Blotter: 28 Oct 2011

Police Blotter: 28 Oct 2011

Spilled drink leads to vicious sword attack
A DRINK rejected ended in a man getting hacked twice with a sword on Tuesday night in the capital’s Dangkor district. Police said the suspect, 29, offered the victim, 24, a drink of wine, but the victim declined, pouring the wine on the ground. The suspect allegedly became enraged and hacked the victim’s head and neck, leaving him in critical condition. The suspect was arrested and awaits trial, while the victim remains in serious condition in hospital.
NOKOR WAT

Mother-in-law’s arm broken by wine bottle
A MAN was arrested under suspicion of beating his mother-in-law with a wine bottle on Wednesday in Banteay Meanchey province’s Sisophon district. Police said the suspect was drinking heavily when he initially tried to attack his brother-in-law with the bottle. However, his mother-in-law tried to intervene, so he struck her several times, which broke one of her arms. The suspect was apprehended and awaits trial.
NOKOR WAT

Teen hospitalised after being hacked on pitch
A UNIVERSITY student was arrested on Wednesday after he allegedly hacked a high school student several times with a sword in Sihanoukville. Police said the suspect, 22, attacked the victim, 17, and cut him several times with a blade while he was playing football. The suspect was allegedly upset with the victim in regards to a prior dispute. The suspect awaits trail and the victim was hospitalised with serious injuries.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

Police bottle up motor oil bandit in Pursat
A MOTOR OIL thief was caught red-handed while attempting to rob a warehouse on Wednesday in Pursat province’s Bakan district. Police said the suspect, 21, used to work for the owner of the warehouse, so he had keys to the property. The owner, 48, who lives adjacent to the warehouse, said she saw the suspect enter, so she immediately alerted the authorities. Police said they caught the suspect in the act of stealing motor oil bottles and sent him to jail to await trial.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Battambang drug bust puts four behind bars
SEVERAL alleged drug dealers were nabbed at a guesthouse on Wednesday in Battambang province’s Battambang district. Police said they were tipped off by neighbours near the guesthouse of potential drug dealing taking place. The suspects, three women and one man, were caught in the act of using drugs and found in possession of a package of crystal methamphetamine. All four now await trial.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

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