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Police Blotter: 4 Jun 2009

Police Blotter: 4 Jun 2009

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A man was attacked by a gang while he was riding with his girlfriend at midnight on Monday at the Hun Sen Park near NagaWorld Casino in Tonle Bassac commune, Daun Penh district, Phnom Penh. Two reputed members of the gang were arrested by Chaktomuk police: Khat Pros, 25, and Sun Seng Eang, 19. The attack was caused by a conflict over the girlfriend of the victim.


Two out of three suspected killers were arrested by police on Monday afternoon, the day after they are said to have stabbed Laen Socheat, 21, who lived in Lor Kambor village, Svay Pak commune, Russei Keo district, Phnom Penh, six times with a pair of scissors. The arrested were Lim Chamnet, male, 20, from Kandal province, and Nguon Piseth, 21, who lives in the same village as the victim. The killing happened after a minor altercation in a coffee shop.

Two arrested over rape of 17-yr-old

Two men were arrested on Monday by Pursat police on suspicion of raping a 17-year-old girl the previous day in Kbal Teahean village, Chheu Tom commune, Krakor district, Pursat province. They were arrested at a house in Pursat town where, police said, they detained the victim. One of the suspects was Nhok Horm, 23, and the other was Koy Dina, 23. Nhok Horm had been in love with the victim for a long time. But the victim's parents did not approve of him because he was a gangster.


Five students were arrested by Prampi Makara district police for robbery on Monday on Street 107 in Beoung Pralit commune. Police said the suspected thieves had snatched property from travellers on many occasions, including 60 million Vietnamese dong from a traveller near the Olympic Stadium, US$300 from a lady at Wat Phnom and a cellphone from a foreigner.


Two Peam Chaing High School students were robbed and one killed over a motorbike on Monday morning in Village 44, Preah Theat commune, Ou Reang Ov district, Kampong Cham province while they were riding the motorbike to the high school. Chhorn Piseth, 19, was shot dead, and his friend, Vorn Vanlorng, 16, was severely wounded after being shot by the robbers and was taken to Kampong Cham provincial hospital.


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