May 1: Srei Nep, 25, who works at the Monaco nightclub, was shot in the
shoulder by club owner, Ken Sophear. Sophar arrived drunk and was welcomed by Nep
before he shot her and escaped.
May 1: Heng May, 26, of Toek Thla, Phnom Penh, hanged herself after she
was slapped on the face by her husband who accused her of not taking care of their
May 1: A man was arrested by police while digging up his brother's body
in Kompong Thom province. His brother had been killed by police while driving a car
that had been involved in the $50,000 Ly Hour Gold Exchange heist. Police questioned
the grave digger about his part in the robbery.
May 1: A 13-year-old girl was raped near the Hun Sen garden at midnight
while she was selling fruit. Her mother said she would give her daughter to be adopted
by any organization because she does not have money to pay for medical treatment.
May 2: Policeman Pan Sok, 36, was shot in the head when he intervened in
the robbery of Ngeth Sou, 32, at the corner of Monivong Blvd and Street 214. The
thieves escaped with his moto.
May 2: Kong Ratha, from Pochentong Market, was found unconscious in a small
street in Phnom Penh by police and taken to Kosomak hospital. His wife said he borrowed
a neighbor's motorbike to work as a moto taxi-driver but disappeared the day before.
Ratha said he drank beer with his customers until he was unconscious and then lost
the Cub-50 motorbike.
May 3: Two security guards with the SL company in Phnom Penh were handcuffed
by five armed robbers who stole their moto. Rath Bunthoeurn, 20, and Thang Pheap,
22, were released by the robbers before they escaped.
May 3: Kong Sovannei, 43 was shot and injured by a neighbor in Tuol Kork
district. Sovannei said: "That man borrowed my motorbike and did not bring it
back for a long time. When I met him in Meann Aing market, I asked him for my moto
but suddenly he took a short gun from his friend and shot at me." May 4: A man
fired a K-54 hand gun three times at police when they stopped him for security check
at the corner of St. 86 and Monivong. The police killed him.
May 6: Student and moto-driver Kong Meng, 24, was poisoned and hit on the
head by two customers. Meng said: "The customers invited me to drink beer then
they took me, when I was drunk, and threw me away in the garden near Wat Phnom."
May 6: Bow Chann Thou, 60, and her daughter, Heng Kaliyian, were strangled
and killed in their house on Street 350, Beung Keng Kang 3 district by an unidentified
May 7: Police in Deum Kor market arrested Khey Sreimom,13, after she picked
a woman's pocket. Sreimom was educated by police and released the same day.
May 8: Police arrested Heng Srei, 32, who lives in Russey Keo commune after
she stole clothes at midnight. Srei said she had three children and it was very difficult
to feed them after her husband left her four months ago.
May 9: A man, En, 27, hanged himself because he was angry with his wife.
His wife did not let him drink alcohol.