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Police Blotter: 14 April 2000

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March 29: Mong Sien, 45, and his wife Pon Sambo, 46, were shot with an

AK-47 and seriously wounded at Trakeat village, Mesang district, Prey Veng. Police

said that their one-year-old daughter, Sien Sina, was shot dead in the attack. Police

say the assailants were robbers trying to steal a cow.

 

March 29: Leang Ra, 43, was shot dead at 7:50 am following a dispute in

Veal Vong commune, Phnom Penh. Police said the victim, a car driver from Kunthea

International private school, was shot once in his right chest with an AK-47 by Un

Ty, 47. The criminal escaped.

March 30: Keo Srah, 12, was found floating in a pond in Thnol Cheat village,

Barai district, Kampong Thom. Police said the victim, a son of a couple, Keo Poeu

and Prak Sophal, was killed two days ago by kidnappers. The victim had been decapitated.

Police said they have two suspects in the case.

March 30: A 37-year-old policeman, Vy, was shot dead at 6:30 am while visiting

Khmer workers in Daun Khum village, Kom Reang district, Battambang. Police said the

victim, an official in the Khmer border police, was shot with an AK-47 by two workers

who became angry as they were being arrested for illegally crossing the border to

visit a brothel.

March 30: An unidentified man, died instantly following a motorbike accident

at 3:30 pm on National Road 3 in Phloeung Chhes Rotes village, Dongkor district.

Police said the victim, who was believed to be from Tram Khna commune, was hit by

a moto-remoke while leaving his house to pick up his wife from a garment factory.

March 30: A 65-year-old woman, Sem Sou, was found hanging in her house

located in Steung Tauch village, Ponhea Krek district, Kampong Cham. Police said

the victim, who is a poor farmer, possibly killed herself as he was having a long

battle with a terminal illness.

April 1: Heng Heang, 42, was shot and seriously wounded at 8:45 pm while

carrying fruit from Vietnam to Phnom Penh in a Nissan car. Police said the victim,

a fruit dealer, was shot once in her head while driving on street 370 in Boeng Keng

Kang 1 precinct. Two criminals escaped on a motorbike.

April 1: Kim Lon, 68, was found floating in the river at noon in front

of the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh. Police said the victim, who lived locally, was

drowned while stepping down to wash his hands and feet while returning from Psah

Thmei to buy food. The body was sent to Ounaloam pagoda to wait for cremation.

April 1: Yin Vanarith, 25, was seriously injured in an accident at midnight

while driving a car on National Road 6A, one kilometer from Chroy Changva bridge.

Police said the victim, a son of a Phnom Sampoeu restaurant owner, was drunk and

hit a house on the sidewalk while returning from drinking beer.

April 2: Khat Chheang, 28, a moto-taxi driver, was shot and seriously wounded

at 6:30 am while parking on street 134 in Mitapheap commune, Phnom Penh. Police said

the victim was shot in his left eye and neck by two robbers who stole his motorbike.

The victim was sent to Calmette hospital but he was expected to die later.

April 2: Chan Sreylo, 40, and her daughter Chan Mab, 20, were sent to Calmette

hospital after losing consciousness on National Road 2 in Chak Angre commune, outside

the city. Police said the victims fell off a pair of motorbikes driven by two men

who then tried to steal one of the victim's watchs.

April 3: One man was killed and another was seriously injured when a grenade

exploded at a home in Kampong Cham town. Police said the two Russian-made grenades

which were thrown into the home were actually aimed at a Karaoke club located next

door.

An Phun, 48, died instantly. Police said revenge was suspected for the motivation

for the killing.

April 3: Two people were killed and another was seriously injured when

a grenade exploded at 8:00 am in a tributary located in Boeng Khatom village, Ratanak

Mondul district, Battambang. Police said the victims, Kun Khloy, 14, and Thy Von,

29, died instantly after trying to defuse the grenade but they didn't know how to

do it.

April 4: Mieu Yim, 20, was stabbed to death at 8:30 pm while leaving a

house in Psah Kandal 1 precinct, Phnom Penh. Police said the victim, a worker, from

Krasoam Ork village, Prey Veng, was stabbed twice in her throat with a knife by her

cousin Mieu Samey, 23. Samey became angry with the victim for having an affair with

her husband.

April 4: A 15-year-old girl, was rapped at 7:40 pm while sleeping on a

bed in her house located in Domnak Sangke village, Kandal Steung district, Kandal.

Police said the victim, who is now seriously ill, was rapped by Ron Reap, 22, when

her parents went to a pharmacy to buy medicines. The rapist was arrested later.

April 5: Chhai Kosal, 25, a gold seller, was robbed at 6:15 am while taking

jewelry out of her bag to prepare for selling at Doeum Traing market in Kandal Steung

district, Kandal. Police said the victim was held up at gun point by two unidentified

men on a motorbike. The robbers escaped with 30 damleung and $1,000.

April 5: Baing Sokleng, 17, was shot and seriously wounded at 5:40 pm while

driving with his girlfriend on a motorbike on street 118 in Psah Chas precinct. Police

said the victim, a student from Bak Touk high school in Phnom Penh, was shot with

a handgun by his two friends who became angry as he loved their girlfriend.

April 5: A 20-year-old girl, Srey Touch, was found dead at 4:40 pm at her

house in O'Russei 2 precinct, Phnom Penh. Police said the victim killed herself with

insecticide as she felt hopeless in her life after her boyfriend Chheng Lim, 28,

died recently. Lim was rumored to have died from AIDs.

April 6: Two robbers were shot dead at 7:30 am after stealing a motorbike

on street 47 in Chin Domdek precinct, Phnom Penh. Police said the robbers were Nhor

Man, 35, and Huot Soeun, 37. They were killed in an exchange of gunfire with the

authorities. Three robbers were arrested after the incident.

April 6: Yuk Sopheap, 36, a gold seller, was robbed at 5:30 pm while riding

on a motorbike with her husband on street 360 in Boeng Keng Kang 3 precinct, Phnom

Penh. Police said the victims were knocked of their bike and held up at gun point

by three robbers on a motorbike. The robbers escaped with 50 damleung of gold.

April 7: Khiem Nan, 32, was robbed of his motorbike at 4:30 am while carrying

vegetables to a market in Khnop Domrey village, O'Raing Ov district, Kampong Cham.

Police said the victim, a farmer and a vegetable seller in his free time, was held

up at gun point by two robbers who made off with his motorbike.

April 7: Yem Sovanarith, 19, was shot and seriously wounded at 5:30 pm

while parking his motorbike to drink cane juice in Tonle Basac commune, Phnom Penh.

Police said the victim, a staff member from National Rehabilitation department, was

shot by two unidentified men on a motorbike. Huy Hoy, 40, a cyclo driver, was also

shot and seriously wounded while parking near the incident. Revenge was the suspected

motivation for the murder.

April 8: Chhai Malen, 32, was sent to Preah Kossamak hospital after suffering

acid burns on her face at 4:00 am in Toul Kook village, Russei Keo district, outside

the city. Police said the victim, who came from Kampong Thom province was attacked

by her husband, Prum Vuthy, 31.

April 8: A 21-year-old moto-taxi driver, Kep Thea, was chopped and seriously

injured at 6:00 pm while carrying travelers on Veng Sreng road in Chom Chao commune,

Dongkor district, outskirts. Police said the victim was tied up by the neck and chopped

with a big knife on his head by three travelers who stole his motorbike.

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