Search form

Login - Register | FOLLOW US ON

Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - $100,000 gold heist

$100,000 gold heist

Two armed men robbed a gold-seller of nearly US$100,000 worth of platinum yesterday in Kandal province’s Takhmao town. Kandal provincial police chief Iv Chamroeun said the 25-year-old gold seller, Heng Borin, was robbed as he was walking to the Takhmao market about 6am yesterday. “The robbers pointed a pistol at his head and threatened to kill him if he shouted for help. He was forced to hand over his case of gold, containing more than 50 damlung of platinum (about 60 troy ounces, worth roughly US$97,800).” Local authorities were searching for the two armed robbers, who escaped on a motorbike, Iv Chamroeun added.



Please, login or register to post a comment

Latest Video

Turkish Embassy calls for closure of Zaman schools

With an attempted coup against the government of President Recep Erdogan quashed only days ago and more than 7,000 alleged conspirators now under arrest, the Turkish ambassador to Cambodia yesterday pressed the govern

CNRP lawmakers beaten

Two opposition lawmakers, Nhay Chamroeun and Kong Sakphea were beaten unconscious during protests in Phnom Penh, as over a thousand protesters descended upon the National Assembly.

Student authors discuss "The Cambodian Economy"

Student authors discuss "The Cambodian Economy"

Students at Phnom Penh's Liger Learning Center have written and published a new book, "The Cambodian Economy".