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Police Blotter: 29 Jun 2011

Police Blotter: 29 Jun 2011

Man held for lifting shirts from factory
A 24-YEAR-OLD man was arrested by police after he was accused of stealing shirts from the MV3 factory in Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district on Saturday. Union officials claimed that the suspect had stolen 30 shirts from the factory. Police conducted a search in the man’s living quarters and discovered the stolen shirts. The suspect has worked at the factory for three years and claimed it was his first attempted theft. The suspect remains in custody.
RASMEI KAMPUCHEA

One arrested for drug trafficking offences
POLICE arrested 39-year-old man in Poipet town on Monday on suspicion of drug trafficking. Police received complaints from local villagers who accused the suspect of peddling drugs in the area. Police found the man in possession of five packages of drugs, including 990 illegal pills. Police said the suspect confessed to the charges while an accomplice fled. The suspect was sent to court.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Woe at wedding after worker’s bike stolen
WEDDING party hosts filed a complaint with police in Phnom Penh’s Sen Sok district on Sunday claiming that a motorbike belonging to a hired worker was stolen. The worker parked his motorbike at the party, and when the festivities ended he could not find it. Police believe a wedding guest stole the motorbike and are trying to locate it for the victim.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

Woman, 17, found dead on fishing boat
THE body of a 17-year-old woman was found on a fishing boat in Kampong Speu province’s Samrong Tong district. Police said that the woman was discovered by a fisherman in the area. The deceased woman’s mother and neighbours claimed they advised her not go fishing alone because she had been feeling ill. Police concluded that the woman fainted due to an illness and did not receive treatment in time.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Visit to girlfriend ends in Samurai sword attack
A 19-YEAR-OLD man was stabbed by two men allegedly wielding a Samurai sword on Saturday in Kampong Chhnang province’s Kampong Chhnang town. The victim was riding his bicycle to visit his girlfriend when two suspects on a motorbike passed and attacked him with a sword. The victim’s friend, a passenger on the bicycle, took his friend to hospital and claimed the suspects may have been enemies of the victim, stemming from a love affair. The suspects remain at large.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

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