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Police Blotter: 5 May 2009

Police Blotter: 5 May 2009

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MAN MURDERED, BUT BANDITS LOSE LOOT

Armed robbers stormed a property in Phsa Snoul village, Snuol district, Kratie province, firing several shots on Thursday. El Nob, 57, was killed during the incident while a domestic worker at the property, Math Nory, was severely wounded. The robbers escaped with three cellphones and a bag containing US$2,000, but the cash was found metres away from the incident the following morning, presumably having been dropped during the robbers' escape.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

ATTEMPTED RAPE FOILED BY FAMILY

A man attempting to rape a 23-year-old garment worker while she was in her family bathroom has been captured by the woman's family in Prateah Lang village, Dangkor district, Phnom Penh, on Saturday. The man, known only as Solidy, 17, is now in the custody of Phnom Penh police.
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Victim stoned to death in robbery

Khut Phearun, 19, was caught by Steung Meanchey commune police in the middle of a brutal robbery that left Eang Seng, 35,with fatal injuries. Police arrived as the accused was beating the victim with stones in an attempt to steal his motorbike. The victim died in hospital on Saturday night. Police are still searching for one man in connection with the incident.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

LIGHTNING STRIKES TWICE IN K SPEU

Lightning killed two men and injured five others in Trapaing Run village, Odongk district, Kampong Speu province, on Thursday. Nhek Veng, 28, and  Chum Vin, 41, were both killed in the lightning storm, while Sim Roth, 21; Rim, 36; Pech Pon, 26; Suong Bunley, 33; and Suong Bunroth, 14, were left with severe injures.
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RECENTLY FREED, THIEF BACK IN COURT

Chamkarmon police arrested Chan Tharo, 28, in connection with the theft of Ear Sophorl's motorbike on Street 140, Dangkor district, Phnom Penh, on Wednesday. The suspect had recently served five years in jail for a previous offence.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

TWO ALLEGED ROBBERS ARRESTED

Two men were arrested by Poipet police on April 27 in connection with the robbing of a villager in Prey Khang Cheung village, Mesang district, Prey Veng province. The suspects, Nom Theith, 35, and Sean Chhab, 29, are now in the custody of the Mesang district police.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

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