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Police Blotter: 6 Apr 2009

Police Blotter: 6 Apr 2009

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Bun Thoeun, 32, and his wife Keo Da were arrested by Anlong Veng police on Thursday for allegedly stealing a motorbike from Ear Sae, 30, in Kaeng village, Oddar Meanchey province. The accused couple claims to have purchased the bike for US$600, however police still sent the case to court.


Chun Sareth, 25, Sareth, 25, Kheang Kheng, 26, and Try Ream, 26, were arrested on Tuesday for stabbing two men - Khaim Samnang, 26, and Keo Sopheap, 25, in Trapaing Krasaing commune, Dangkor district, Phnom Penh. The trouble started after the three suspects, who were drinking, threw a mango at a nearby house, striking the window of one of the stabbing victims and leading to the conflict.


Yim Sarath, 21, from Krang Pongro commune, Phnom Penh, and Heang Ly, 35, from Kandal province, were captured and delivered to police by relatives of a 15-year-old girl the two men were accused of robbing and raping 10 days earlier. Family members said the suspects were to be required to pay compensation of between US$1,000 and $2,000, but they could not say how much would go to the victim's family and how much would go to police.


Siem Reap police on Wednesday busted a robbery ring, arresting six people who authorities say they have been investigating for a long time following complaints from several of the gang's victims. The six suspects are Rum Pheary, male, 17, Rum Phearum, male, 22, Ho Sophy, female, 18, Bun Sopheak, male, 25, Bith Buntha, male, 22, and Lorn Vanlin, male, 21.


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