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Police Blotter: 3 Mar 2011

Police Blotter: 3 Mar 2011

Thief shocked to death by security measures
A 25-YEAR-OLD man died of electrocution after he attempted to loot a victim’s house in Battambang’s Sangke district on Tuesday. The victim said that her house had been robbed many times before so she decided to take precautions and ran electrical wiring through her motorbike. The suspect then entered her house to steal her motorbike but died from the electric current.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Family feud leads to near-fatal stabbing
A 28-YEAR-OLD man was severely injured after his father-in-law stabbed him four times in Kampot’s Kampong Trach district on Monday. Police said the father-in-law came home from a wedding party drunk and attacked the victim with a knife and nearly killed him after an argument broke out.The mother of the victim said that the two had never had any serious conflicts before. Police have arrested the suspect and detained him.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Neighbour saves life in attempted suicide
A 21-YEAR-OLD woman in Kampong Chhnang town attempted suicide by swallowing drugs on Monday. Police said that a neighbour saw her swallow the drugs and rushed her to hospital. The victim is still alive and told police that she was angry with her husband who frequently fights with her. Police have detained the husband for education.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

Construction worker survives heavy fall
A 28-YEAR-OLD construction worker was severely injured after he fell from the third storey of a building while working in Phnom Penh’s Sen Sok district on Monday. He was sent to hospital immediately and survived. The victim said that while he was working, he had a headache and fell down.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

Motorbike thieves arrested in Tuol Kork
POLICE in Phnom Penh’s Tuol Kork district arrested two suspects for robbery on Sunday. Police said the victim took a motodop home and while on the way, the suspects grabbed her purse. They escaped, but police managed to arrest them, only they are waiting for the victim to be identified while the suspects have been sent to court.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

Students busted for drugs in Daun Penh
POLICE in Phnom Penh’s Daun Penh district arrested three students for using drugs on Monday during a raid on a guesthouse. Their parents filed complaints to the police because they never came home or went to school. They have been sent to be educated at a facility in Daun Penh.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

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