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Police Blotter: 7 Dec 2011

Police Blotter: 7 Dec 2011

•Tip-off leads to eight arrests over dice game
Eight people were arrested on Sunday for playing dice in Banteay Meanchey’s Poipet district. The arrest came after residents tipped off police about a high-stakes gambling group.  The suspects, which included two men, confessed to the crime after their arrests.
Koh Santepheap

•Monk killed in head-on motorbike hit and run
A monk was killed when he was thrown from a motorbike in a hit-and-run collision on Sunday in Kandal province’s Kien Svay district.  Another passenger, also a monk, and the driver of the motorbike, aged 19, were seriously injured in the crash. Their motorbike was hit head on by another motorbike driving in the opposite lane. Police are hunting for the hit-and-run driver, but at this stage have no suspects. 
Kampuchea Thmei

•Driver on phone has necklace snatched
A 28-year-old woman who was talking on her phone had her necklace snatched by two robbers while while driving in Phnom Penh’s Sean Sok district. Police were investifating the incident but had no suspects yesterday. Authorities said the necklace was worth about US$150.
Nokor Wat

•Police seize hundreds of tablets, arrest men
Police  arrested two men on Sunday on charges of dealing drugs in Banteay Meanchey’s Poipet district.  Following a tip-off from residents, police arrested a farmer, aged 30, and a moto driver, aged 33. Police seized 420 drug tablets from a house during the arrests, they said. The suspects are in jail awaiting trial.
Koh Santepheap   

•Family vows to sue after pregnant woman injured
A pregnant 33-year-old woman was hospitalised on Monday after being pushed off her daybed by her neighbour, aged 34, in Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district. According to a witness, the woman and her neighbour’s children were playing together and got into a fight. The woman yelled at her neighbour’s child for hitting her child and was subsequently pushed off her daybed by her neighbour. The woman, who is five months pregnant, was seriously injured. Her family is planning to sue the neighbour. 
Koh Santepheap

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