Police Blotter: 6 Feb 2012

Police Blotter: 6 Feb 2012

Stabbing attack leaves one dead, one injured
A 21-year-old man died and his girlfriend was seriously injured when they were stabbed in the capital’s Dangkor district on Saturday. Police said the couple was sitting in a secluded place when two men assaulted them. The pair’s cries for help went unnoticed because of the remoteness of the area. The suspects then stole their motorcycle and escaped. Kampuchea Thmey

One nabbed, three flee as cops foil moto theft
A man was caught red-handed while attempting to steal a motorcycle in Kampong Thom’s Stung Sen district on Friday. Police said four men had been trying to make off with a motorcycle parked in front of a karaoke shop when they were spotted by patrolling officers. They arrested one of the suspects, 21, with the other three escaping. The group was known for motorcycle thefts, said police. Kampuchea Thmey

Neighbour’s tip results in drug bust, arrests
Two men and a woman were arrested for alleged trafficking and use of drugs in Kampong Speu’s Samrong Tong district on Saturday. Police said the trio was arrested while they were using drugs in a house. A bag of ya ma was also seized. Police carried out the raid after neighbours filed a complaint of drug trafficking activities. One suspect escaped and is being looked for by police. Koh Santepheap

Man beaten to death with shovels over moto
Three men were arrested after they allegedly murdered a 27-year-old man in Banteay Meanchey’s Poi Pet town on Saturday. Police said the victim was talking with friends in a secluded place. The suspects then used shovels to hit the victim, killing him immediately. Police arrested the suspects after the victim’s friend filed a complaint. The suspects said they were attempting to steal the victim’s motorcycle. Rasmey Kampuchea

Two arrested in wake of fishy iPhone sale
A vendor's tip-off led to the arrest of two men for allegedly stealing a mobile phone in the capital’s Meanchey district on Saturday. Police said the suspects sold an iPhone 4 to a vendor in Sorya supermarket for US$200. Suspicious, he filed a complaint to the police. Police matched the complaint to a report of a stolen iPhone and arrested the men. Rasmey Kampuchea

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