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Police Blotter: 8 Apr 2009

Police Blotter: 8 Apr 2009

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STABBING THREAT PROMPTS ATTACK

Srey Thuy, 34, was arrested by police on Sunday after he allegedly attacked his brother-in-law in Tuol Sophy village, Kandal province. The attack occurred because Sok Thul threatened to "cut" Srey Thuy's father.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

MURDER ON THE DANCE FLOOR

Jealousy is suspected to have been behind what police described as a brutal murder that occurred on Monday at a dance party in Chey Kaong village, Phnom Penh. Phorn Chanthy died in hospital after being stabbed while leaving the party, by a man who reportedly became enraged when his girlfriend gave Phorn Chanthy a drink. The identity of the suspect remains unknown.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

MAN KILLED AFTER DANCE PARTY

Pronh Leang, 57, died in hospital following a dispute between two rival gangs in Prey Kanlorng village, Prey Veng province. The man was attacked while riding his bike home from a dance party on Monday. No arrests have been made in connection with the attack.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

PHONE THEFT LANDS COUPLE IN JAIL

Police sent a husband and wife - Chan Sopheak and Lach Sophorn - to Prey Sar prison on Monday for allegedly stealing a mobile phone from Rath Kimleng at the Mondial Centre in Phnom Penh.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

SIX ARRESTED FOR STEALING MOTO

A group of six was arrested in Phnom Penh after allegedly stealing Uy Chanthy's motorbike on Sunday. The victim was accosted by the group while riding her motorbike to Kossamak Hospital. The arrested robbers were identified by police as Seng Vichet, 25; Bun Sophearith, 23; Hak Hy, 31; Sy Vuthea, 34; Phorn Somada, 31, and one man they said was known only as Pov.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

MAN HELD FOR HITTING DAUGHTER

A 47-year-old foreign man appeared in Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Thursday in connection with charges that he hit his 8-year-old daughter. The suspect had originally accused his wife of trying to sell their children into the sex industry, but police said he has since retracted the claim.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

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