Police Blotter: 6 Jun 2011

Police Blotter: 6 Jun 2011

Brutal mugging in city leaves two in hospital
DANGKOR district police are searching for three men accused of mugging a 24-year-old man in Phnom Penh on Thursday night. Police said the man was taking his 24-year-old girlfriend for a ride on a motorbike, when the three suspects stopped him and beat him unconscious with wooden sticks. His girlfriend begged them to stop but was also hit on the head and her left arm was broken. The suspects escaped on the victim’s motorbike while the man and his girlfriend were sent to hospital.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Four arrested over dog poisoning and robbery
POLICE arrested four men, aged between 32 and 40, after they allegedly poisoned two dogs and stole a motorbike in Kampong Cham’s Chomkar Leu district on Tuesday and Wednesday. Police said one suspect was arrested while another three managed to escape, but were apprehended a day later. They allegedly poisoned and killed the dogs, belonging to a 38-year-old villager, to prevent them from alterting people to the theft. Police sent the suspects to court.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Traffic accident leads to family beating driver
A 22-YEAR-OLD man crashed his motorbike into an elderly man before being beaten unconscious by the man’s family in Svay Rieng province’s Svay Chhrum district on Monday. The driver’s brother said he accidentally ran into the 60-year-old man who was walking in the opposite direction. The man’s family then allegedly attacked the driver with wooden sticks. A cyclist intervened but no arrests were made.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

Family squabble over money leads to fight
A 28-YEAR-OLD woman, her mother, 51, and her younger sister, 22, were arrested on Wednesday after being accused of beating up a 59-year-old woman in Phnom Penh’s Sen Sok district. Police said the 28-year-old came with her relatives to her mother-in law’s home. An argument broke out over the whereabouts of money sent from the woman’s husband, who is working in Korea.
The trio allegedly grabbed the mother-in-law’s head and threw her against a wall. The suspects were then arrested and sent to court.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

One dies in Snoul traffic accident
KRATIE traffic police in Snuol district sent a 23-year-old truck driver to court after he allegedly killed a 21-year-old man. Police said that the man’s truck hit the victim’s motorbike from behind. The rider received serious head injures and died immediately. Police arrested the driver and said the accident was caused by negligence.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

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