Nov 1: Chea Hoy, 60, was
strangled to death in her house on Street 166, O'russei 3
precinct, 7 Makara district. Property in the house worth
more than $10,000 was reported stolen. The criminal
escaped after the incident.
Nov 2: Ouk Sam Ol, 21, was shot dead with an AK-47 in a
brothel in Kieng Svay district, Kandal. A witness said
that Sam Ol and his two friends had quarreled with the
brothel owner, Nong Tong, 50. The alleged criminal, Nong
Tong, escaped after the incident.
Nov 2: A director of "Seng Cheng" cigarette
company, Te Mean, 57, was released with his arms injured
after he was kidnapped a day earlier in front of his
company which is located on Street 231, Veal Vong
precinct, 7 Makara district. A local newspaper reported
that the Te Mean family paid the kidnappers almost
$100,000 to have him released.
Nov 2: The bodies of Phy Rum, 8, and Srey Pov, 5, the
daughters of Doung Chon, 48 and Chop Bunthoeun, 47 were
found floating in a pond at Phsar Chhang commune, Kampong
Chhang. The girls were reported to have drowned in the
Nov 3: An unidentified man was electrocuted when he tried
to break into a house in Boeung Kak 1 precinct, Toul Kork
district. The house's owner said he put the electrical
wire along the fence of his house to prevent thieves from
stealing his property.
Nov 3: Mit Tam, 38 and Ieng Sokhan, 30 died and Ieng
That, 18, Mit Soth, 28 and Sam Nang, one month old were
injured when a hand grenade exploded in their house in a
rubber field in Kampong Cham. The reason for the
explosion is not known.
Nov 3: A police officer, Yim Sokha, 35, was shot dead
with AK-47 by Ngyeng Yangngok at a bakery in Phsar Chhang
commune, Kampong Chhang. A local newspaper reported that
Sokha had quarreled with the bakery owner, Ngyen Yangngok
when the victim asked for some breakfast from the owner.
The alleged criminal was arrested about three hours after
Nov 4: A police officier, Run Rainsei, 23, shot himself
to death with K-54 handgun in Toul Tompoung 2 precinct,
Chamkar Mon district. A local newspaper reported that
Rainsei had injured his wife with his own gun by accident
just before he shot himself in the head.
Nov 5: An unidentified man was found dead on the corner
of streets 430 and 482 in Phsar Demtkov precinct, Chamkar
Mon district. An inspection of the body found that he had
been chopped on his neck and face. The motivation of the
killing is not known.
Nov 5: A policeman, Tep Sokheng, 30, was shot dead and a
mototaxi driver was injured when two unidentified drunk
men shot at them with K-54 handguns on the corner of
streets 484 and 101 in Chamkar Mon district. The
criminals escaped after the incident.
Nov 6: Say Saroeun, 18, was arrested as he was stealing a
motorbike in Chamkar Mon district. The motorbike owner,
Oun Touch, 29, said Saroeun and two other men stopped him
at gun point and told him to leave them his motorbike but
then he locked his motorbike and escaped, one of the men
shot him. Luckily the bullet missed him, then he shouted
for help and he was heard by police who were on duty
nearby. Two other men escaped.
Nov 8: An unidentified man was shot dead in Tek Thla
precinct, Russei district. A witness said that he saw a
white car drop the victim off at the spot then drove
away. Police said revenge might be the motive for this
Nov 8: Hourn Chandy, 27, was chopped on his neck and is
in a critical condition after an argument with Kin Chea,
25, in Banteay Dek commune, Kieng Svay district, Kandal.
The victim said he had had a dispute with Kin Chea over a
plot of land before the incident. Kin Chea escaped after
Nov 9: A student of Santhor Mok High School,Touch Yaluch,
18, was shot on his shoulder and seriously injured while
he was driving his motorbike in Chattomuk precinct, Daung
Penh district. The motivation for the shooting is not
known as the unidentified assailants escaped after the
Nov 9: Sary Phally, 13, was electrocuted in Wat Botum
pagoda while collecting junk there. The students who stay
at the pagoda said that they put the live electrical wire
to prevent other people from urinating or dropping their
visiting card at the site.
Nov 10: A young boy, Chhim Chhorn, 14, was shot dead by
Sin Bora, 22, a security guard at a power plant on Street
271 in Tek Thla precinct, Russei Keo district. Bora said
that he saw Chhorn enter the power plant premise without
permission, aiming to steal the power plant's property.
Nov 10: A body of an unidentified man was found floating
along the Mekong River in Veal Sbov commune, Kieng Svay
district, Kandal. The victim was found beaten on his face
and his arms and legs were tied.
The victim had apparently been killed a day earlier.
Khmer newspapers Reasmey Kampuchea and Koh Santepheap by