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Police Blotter: 30 Apr 2009

Police Blotter: 30 Apr 2009

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A US$7,000 diamond necklace was stolen from a general's wife in their house on Street 516 in Boeung Kak 1 commune, Tuol Kork district, Phnom Penh at noon on Tuesday. The victims, Te Vi, 45, and Ngaet Vuthy, 42, were confronted at gunpoint by two robbers immediately after arriving home and exiting their car. The robbers shot twice before they escaped but no one was wounded.


An ax and hoe fight between Kong Chuon, male, 73, and Chan Ry, male, 46, happened on Saturday afternoon in Kraing Daung village, Preah Khlang commune, Tbaeng Meanchey district, Preah Vihear province, because of a conflict over renting land. Kong Chuon was severely wounded with four cuts in the head and the back, and Chan Ry was arrested by the police.

Police Catch underwear thieves

Two garment workers were arrested by Phnom Penh police on Monday for stealing 1,200 pairs of underpants from a factory the previous week. The arrested were Suon Dara, male, 24, and Tob Poeun, male, 27. A third suspect, known only as Sein, evaded arrest. The suspects said they had sold the underpants for US$2 each. About $100 of the money was given to Sein, the one who escaped, and the rest was equally shared between the two detained men.


Sem Pov, 17, living in Kumnor Beng village, Serey Meanchey commune, Sampov Loun district, Battambang province, was arrested by police on Sunday on suspicion of raping a 17-year-old girl, who also lives in the same village, on three separate occasions. The suspect was reported to police by the victim's mother, Chhin Sampach, 47.


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