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Police blotter: 11 December1998


Nov 27: The owners of a Karaoke shop, Nou Sokun, 39, was shot dead while his

wife, Pean Nay, was seriously wounded in their house on Norodom Blvd, Chamkar Mon.

Police said that Sokun had quarrelled with three men who were drinking at the shop

at the time of the incident.

Nov 27: Math Salesh, 20, and Doung Vanna were shot dead by police in Russei

Keo district on Route 5 after they failed to stop as required by police at the check


Nov 27: Two unidentified robbers were shot dead by police in Wat Phnom precinct.

The two robbers entered the house of Chan Choeun, 22, and strangled her but neighbors

knew the men and reported them to police. The police found the robbers but they tried

to escape, so the police shot them.

Nov 28: The body of an unidentified woman was found in a ditch in Prek Tameak

commune, Kandal. The victim was likely killed in a robbery.

Nov 29: An unidentified thief was beaten to death by a mob after he broke

into Ouch Poul's house in Tropean Sab commune, Batie district, Kandal.

Nov 30: An unidentified man was found dead in Kieng Svay district, Kandal.

Police said the victim was beaten on his head and face. The motivation of the killing

is not known.

Dec 1: Two military police officiers, Lu Sony, 30, and Sam Sinal, 31, were

shot dead with a K-59 handgun by three unidentified men in a Karaoke shop in Toul

Kork. Chop Sreisras, 18, the operator at the shop said the victims had quarelled

with the three men over the singing at the time of incident.

Dec 1: A military officier, Keo Thoeun, 40, was shot dead with a K-59 handgun

while he was chatting with his friend in Russei Keo district. Revenge is suspected

to be the motivation for the killing.

Dec 1: A couple Kao Khieva, 46 and Kem Sophy, 44 were beaten to death by three

unidentified men in a robbery at their house in Rokar Thom commune, Kampong Speu.

Dec 3: Nol, 36, was shot dead by police in Dangkor district after he robbed

a motor taxi driver, Men Sok, 31, of his motorbike.

Dec 5: Chey Savorn, 18, was shot and seriously injured with an AK-47 by an unidentified

robber who was trying to steal her ear-rings which were worth about $35 in Kampong

Speu. The robber escaped the scene.



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