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Police Blotter: 8 Mar 2011

Police Blotter: 8 Mar 2011

Alcohol fuels domestic violence attack
A 45-YEAR-OLD woman attacked her 23-year-old son with a bamboo stick on Saturday in Svay Rieng province’s Svay Chrum district. The victim was sent to provincial hospital by his aunt who said he was drunk and his friends asked him to continue drinking with them, when his brother tied him to stop him from going. The mother arrived home intoxicated and beat the son with a bamboo stick in the head and shoulders.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Sword fighters face charges after hospital
POLICE in Battambang’s Sangke district apprehended a 27-year-old man after he left a hospital following medical treatment for injuries sustained from a sword fight involving a 23-year-old suspect. According to police, the two men duelled until they beat each other unconscious and were hospitalised. The other suspect remains at the hospital and police claimed both will be sent to provincial court.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Mobile-phone robbers caught in Sen Sok
POLICE in Phnom Penh arrested two men last Tuesday on suspicion of robbing a 31-year-old man in Sen Sok district. Police said the suspects, both aged 21, were caught shortly after they attempted to rob two mobile phones from the victim, along with four other suspects. The other suspects managed to escape, but police know their identities and are searching for them. The victim was hospitalised and the two suspects were sent to provincial court.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Customer refused service, beats seller
A 29-YEAR-OLD man was arrested last Monday after attacking a 48-year-old man over a dispute in Pursat province’s Krakor district. Police said the suspect was furious with the victim, who declined to sell bamboo traps to him. The suspect then hit him in the head with a bottle, kicked his chest several times until he was unconscious and dragged him about 300 metres to a nearby river. The victim was hospitalized and police have sent the suspect to provincial court.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

Body pulled out of Stung Treng pond
BATTAMBANG town police said that three men and a woman brought the corpse of a 25-year-old man to a local pagoda in an attempt to cremate his body on Friday, but the cremator refused.The four people then abandoned the body and escaped. A 27-year-old man later claimed the body, saying he was his older brother and that the victim was killed in accident while drunk and asleep under a truck. Police confiscated the truck and are waiting to solve the problem with the victim’s family.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

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