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Police Blotter: 6 May 2009

Police Blotter: 6 May 2009

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1 INJURED IN STONE FIGHT AT DANCE

20-year-old Ael Ol was arrested by police for hurling a stone at Thay Buntheng, 42, and severely injuring him Saturday night at a dance in Thnal Baek Lech village, Chamkar Leu district, Kampong Cham province. Police said the suspect had been using drugs and could not control himself.
 KAMPUCHEA THMEY

WOMAN, 84, ROBBED OF GOLD, US DOLLARS

An 84-year-old woman was robbed of 4.9 damleung (783.7 grams) of gold, US$2,000 and an unspecified number of riels while she was sleeping in her house in Ta Ngov village, Phnom Penh, on Sunday. The victim was known as Prak Moeun. The thief pointed a handgun at her and slapped her on the face twice.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

Drunk husband attacks wife

53-year-old Pich Neang was cut five times with an ax by her drunken husband, Vorn Choeun, 59, because she had blamed him for drinking too much. The event happened on Thursday in Chambork Khpuos village, Sam Prouch commune, Stung district, Kampong Thom province. The husband then escaped while the victim fainted.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

RICE THIEVES CAUGHT IN B'BANG PROVINCE

Two brothers were arrested by Kamrieng police on Friday in Damnak Sala village, Battambang province, for stealing rice that was being transported to Thailand. The brothers were identified as Duong Kimleang, 23, and Duong Kimlay, 21. They both live in the village. Police said there were about 20 thieves in total, but the others ran away before police could catch them.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

THIEVES ATTACK VICTIM WITH AX

Vuth Eang, 37, was seriously wounded after three robbers attacked him with an ax. The robbers were also armed with two guns and stole 20,000 baht (US$575) from Vuth Eang's house in Santepheap village, Malai district, Banteay Meanchey province. Vuth Eang fell unconscious and was taken to the hospital the next morning. Police arrested three suspects, but their identities have not been released because the police are still investigating.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

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