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Police Blotter: 9 Jun 2011

Police Blotter: 9 Jun 2011

Victim killed after drunken party fight
A 21-YEAR-OLD man was killed after allegedly getting into a fight after a drunken argument with his friends at a party in Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district on Tuesday. Police said that the victim and a group of suspects drank wine together at a celebration in a restaurant. A witness said that an argument erupted in the group and the victim and one suspect started to fight, severely injuring the victim. The suspects escaped and the victim was sent to hospital by his family, but died of his injuries one day later. His mother then filed a complaint to police to arrest the suspects who were involved in the death of her son.
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‘Suspicious’ pair held over drug trafficking
POLICE in commune 4 of Preah Sihanouk’s Mittapheap district arrested two men suspected of drug trafficking on Tuesday. Police said they saw the suspects standing suspiciously in a secluded area and decided to investigate them. They allegedly then saw the suspects selling drugs to one person, but when they spotted the officers they tried to escape. Police arrested the two alleged dealers but the customer fled the scene before he could be apprehended. Police have since sent them to court.
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Domestic abuse claim leads to detainment
A 42-YEAR-OLD man was arrested after he allegedly beat his wife in Banteay Meanchey’s Thmar Pouk district on Monday. The victim said that her husband attacked her after she gave him advice about gambling. When he returned home without money after a card game, his wife gave him advice him to stop gambling but he became enraged and allegedly hit her three times. The victim did not file a complaint to the police but neighbours who saw the attack did. Police detained the suspect for reeducation but released him because his wife did not file a complaint.
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Burglary leads to the arrest of two suspects
POLICE in Phnom Penh’s Chamkarmon district arrested two men who allegedly burgled a man’s house on Tuesday. The victim said that his family had left their house that day to attend a wedding, but when they came back, the door to the house was open. He claimed that a phone, laptop, some jewellery and money was stolen in the robbery. He filed a complaint to police. Authorities arrested two suspects the following morning. The suspects have since been sent to court.
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