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Police Blotter: 8 Feb 2009

Police Blotter: 8 Feb 2009

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MOCK ME NOT: DISPUTE PULLS PALS APART
Military police detained at least four drunk men in Banteay Meanchey province after the group was accused of attacking a close friend following an argument, a military police commander said. The row was fuelled by a drinking session, the officer said. The 20-year-old victim of the attack told police he and his friends had been completely drunk and started mocking one other. The commander said the accused men would be sent to provincial court.
DEUM AMPIL

ACCUSED DOPE DEALER KIN TO POLICE OFFICIAL
A 21-year-old student who happens to be the nephew of a district police official in Battambang province has been accused of delivering illegal drugs. The student was arrested Wednesday. Police say the man bought drugs from Pailin town, then resold the dope to addicts living in his home district, where his uncle serves as the deputy chief of police. Police say the man confessed to the crime.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

PHNOM PENH POLICE PINCH PILL-PUSHERS
Police in Phnom Penh’s Tuol Kork district arrested a local man after they found several different kinds of fake medicine during a search of his home Wednesday. The raid was launched following a complaint from a medicine manufacturer, local police said. Similar counterfeit medicine was also found in five pharmacies around Chamkarmon district. Police said the actions last week were part of a wider crackdown on local pharmacies and houses.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

DUO NABBED AFTER BAWDY HOUSE BUST
Police in Kampong Cham province raided a suspected brothel Wednesday following complaints from local villagers that sex services were being offered at the alleged bordello. The raid on the suspected house of ill-repute led to the arrest of two women described as procuresses. Police also arrested 13 prostitutes, but they were later released. Investigators say the procuresses confessed to opening the brothel last year and taking a 50 percent cut of the profit from each visitor. Police said such businesses cause social disorder and degrade Khmer culture.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

DECADE IN JAIL FOR ATTEMPTED RAPIST
Phnom Penh Municipal Court has sentenced a 35-year-old man to 10 years in prison after he was convicted of attempting to rape a prostitute. Three other men also received identical sentences in absentia. The defendant had said that the woman agreed to have sex with him.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

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