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Police Blotter: 30 Sep 2011

Police Blotter: 30 Sep 2011

Man dies after moto chase, shooting
A YOUNG man was shot dead on Sunday in the capital’s Prampi Makara district. According to police, the 23-year-old victim was driving on his motorbike with his girlfriend in the early morning hours when five suspects on two motorbikes approached the couple and started chasing them. The victim tried to leave the motorbike and run away, but the robbers shot him in the chest, killing him instantly. The suspects fled the scene and remain at large.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

‘Drunken’ Svay Rieng widower beaten, bitten
A 34-YEAR-OLD man was arrested by police on Sunday for assaulting a widower in Svay Rieng province’s Svay Rieng district. Police said that the 50-year-old man was drunk when he went to the suspect’s house and teased him. The suspect became angry and attacked the victim. The suspect’s wife joined in on the attack, biting the victim’s ear and cheek.  After neighbours intervened to stop the fight, the widower was rushed to hospital, while his younger brother filed an assault charge with police.
NOKOR WAT

Trio remains at large after robbing family
A FAMILY was violently robbed on Sunday in Kampong Speu province’s Samrong Tong district. The husband said he was awakened in the middle of the night by three robbers entering his house. Before he could do anything the robbers hit him. His wife was also assaulted. The three suspects got away with US$150, 50,000 riel, two watches, a mobile and a motorbike. Police are searching for the three robbers.
NOKOR WAT

Homeowner catches thieves ‘red-handed’
TWO young men were arrested by police on Sunday after an attempted house robbery in Takeo province’s Tram Kak district. The house’s 37-year-old owner said that the suspects had tried to break into his home on several different occasions and on this particular occasion he was finally able to catch the thieves. The victim said that the two suspects were joined by two or three accomplices that succeeded in escaping. The suspects were sent to jail to await trial.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

Police seize illegal timber, suspects flee
TWO cars were confiscated on Sunday for carrying illegal timber in Stung Treng province’s Siem Pang district. Authorities said they received a tip from a guesthouse that two cars parked nearby contained illegal timber. Police searched the cars and found 48 logs. The drivers of the two cars escaped and remain at large.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

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