Police Blotter: 3 Feb 2011

Police Blotter: 3 Feb 2011

Man arrested after stabbing rape suspect
A 28-YEAR-OLD man was arrested after he stabbed a man in Kandal’s Ang Snuol district on Monday. Police said the suspect stabbed the man after the latter attempted to rape his daughter. The suspect said that on the day in question, he left his 3-year-old daughter at home because he called his wife to visit a neighbour’s house. When he returned home, he saw a man attempting to rape his daughter. He took a knife and stabbed the man. Police said the man was wrong to attack him, and should have come to the police for help.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

Brawl at a party leaves six men in hospital
TWO men were arrested for a brawl in which six men were stabbed and seriously injured in Kandal province’s Ang Snuol district on Monday. Police said that the men came from two villages in Ang Snuol and never had a good relationship with each other. They were dancing together at an annual party in the village, when their feet touched and there was an argument. The two groups attacked each other with knives and threw rocks at each other. The six injured men were sent to the hospital, and some of them escaped to their homeland.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

One dead, one injured in accident with truck
A 19-YEAR-OLD moto-taxi driver died and another person was seriously injured after they crashed their motorbike into a parked truck in Banteay Meanchey’s O’Chrou district on Tuesday. Police said that the victim and his friend were driving the moto at night, but drove into the truck, which had a flat tyre and had stopped in the street. When the two victims crashed into the back of his vehicle, the truck owner escaped. Police said it the accident was the fault of the truck owner, who did not put any sign or light on his vehicle.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

Mystery surrounds death of man in river
A 48-YEAR-OLD petrol seller drowned in a river close to Phnom Penh on Tuesday. His wife said that on the day of the incident, her husband took 10,000 riel to travel to his homeland by ferry. A witness said that the man drowned, and his wife – concerned that he had not reached his destination – sent someone to find him. Police say the death was accidental.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

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