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Police Blotter: 20 August 1999

Police Blotter: 20 August 1999

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August 6: Srey Touch, 20, a waitress, was found dead early in the

morning at Heng Da Soft-Drink Company in Boeng Keng Kang 1 precinct, Phnom Penh.

Police said the victim, who came from Kampong Chhnang, was stabbed in her neck

and her head suffered massive injuries. She had been raped before being killed.

The criminal, Ung Mour, 34, a guard in the company, escaped.

August 6: Two garment workers, Ou Sokpoeu, 33, died and Surn Vuthy,

20, was seriously injured, in an accident at 4:30 pm while they were riding on a

moto-taxi, and it was hit by a truck. The incident happened on Khbal Thnal

bridge in Chak Angre Leu precinct, Phnom Penh. The truck-driver was arrested

immediately.

August 6: Sou Sen, 48, was chopped to death at 9:00 am while he was

plowing at a ricefield in Veal Vong village, Kong Pisei district, Kampong Speu.

Police said the victim had provided information to villagers about how to get

back their cow from the forest after thieves stole it, and the thieves revenged

themselves on him.

August 6: Two people died in an accident at 7:00 pm on National Road 4

in Psah Talat Thmei village, Phnom Srouch district, Kampong Speu. Police said

the victims, Pet Samnang, a policeman from the Ministry of Interior and Sous

Pisen, a policeman from Toul Tompoung 1, were on a Rebel motorbike which was hit

by a truck.

August 7: Mao Saveat, 31, was robbed at night by unidentified

offenders while she was sleeping next to her husband at their house in Prek

Thnoat village, Romeas Hek district, Svay Reang. Police said the robbers escaped

safely after killing her husband and taking 300,000 riel and 7 chi of gold from

the victim.

August 7: A boy Som Pek, 10, died in an accident at 3:00 pm while he

was crossing the National Road 1 in Ba Ny village, Piem Ro district, Prey Veng,

and was hit by a tourist car. Police said the victim, who is a son of a widow

Som Phal, 42, was hit on his head and died immediately. The driver escaped

safely.

August 7: Hing Praleung, 27, a health worker, was killed at 6:00 pm

and his body dropped on a street Koang Ta Kruck in Ba Borng village, Piem Ro

district, Prey Veng. Police said the victim was shot once in his right ear by a

robber who took his motorbike while he was returning from a private English

School.

August 8: Routh Saven, 22, was shot and seriously wounded at 3:00 am

by unidentified men while leaving Chhouk Routh Bar with his two other friends in

Tomnop Teuk commune, Chamcarmon district. Police said the victim was shot once

in his head and sent to Calmette hospital. The motivation for the killing is not

known.

August 9: Two unidentified robbers with a K-54 handgun were shot dead

at 4:30 pm during an exchange of gunfire with policemen in Prek Sleng and Domrei

Chhlong villages, Kandal after stealing a motorbike. The victim Khon Chum, 30,

was robbed while he was riding on a local route in Ong village, Kraing Yau

commune.

August 9: Ung Sophak, 16, was shot and seriously wounded by his friend

Phoeuk Chandara, 17, while he was bringing a handgun to his friend to teach him

how to use it. The incident happened at a neighbor's house Soy Mao in Depot 3,

Toul Kok district. Police said the criminal was arrested immediately. The victim

died after being sent to hospital.

August 9: Two robbers, Khat Thy, 25, and Sok Chea, 26, were captured

and a K-54 handgun seized by Phnom Penh criminal police after they robbed two

motorbikes in the city recently. Police said the capture came after the victims

Sok Chantha and Meng Phoumarith complained to the court.

August 10: Hong Choun, 22, a construction worker, was arrested at 6:00

pm by policeman after he rapped a girl, 13, in Doeum Chan village, Mean Chey

district, Phnom Penh. Police said the capture came after the victim's family

complained to the court. However, Choun said the girl consented to have sex with

him.

August 10: Three people were seriously wounded at 8:30 pm by an

unidentified man who threw a grenade into the victim's house in Prey Prial

village, Maung Russey district, Battambang. Police reported the victims are Sean

Gnanh, 30, her sons Thy Theung, 5, and Thy Theng, 4. The reason is not known.

The criminal escaped.

August 10: Heang Roeun, 33, was shot dead at 8:00 pm while she was

talking with her husband at their house in Khnard Ampor village, Battambang. Len

Trean, 37, who is a husband of the victim said the criminal attempted to kill

him in a revenge but that the criminal was confused. The criminal escaped safely

after incident.

August 11: Two garment workers, Pich Vong, 22, died and Keo Vuthy, 18,

was seriously injured in an accident at 5:45 am while they were riding a

motorbike toward Phnom Penh through National Road 5 in Russei Keo district, and

it was hit by a truck. The truck's driver Keo Vieng, was arrested immediately

after incident.

August 11: Chou Mala, 25, was seriously injured in an accident at 9:30

pm while crossing Preah Sisowath street near the Palace with her niece Iem La,

13, and was hit by a motorbike driven by Ngoun Sovannarith, who was also

seriously injured. Police said that Mala and Vannarith were sent to Calmette

hospital and died later.

August 12: Three robbers, Sok Seng, Mao Man and Siev Thy, were

arrested for a murder they are accused of committing a year ago in O Rusey 3

precinct. Phnom Penh Criminal Police said the victim Chea Houy, 60, was killed

by these robbers who stole $200,000 and some jewelry while she was having

dinner.

August 12: Two workers were shot dead and three others seriously

wounded at 7:10 pm by an unidentified man while they were watching a television

at Phnom Prasith Rock site located in Sre Daun Tauch village, Punhea Leu

district, Kandal. The motivation of the killing is not known. The criminal

escaped.

August 13: Kim Song, 34, was stabbed and seriously injured at 12:15 am

by an unidentified man in a quarrel in Psah Thmei 2 precinct, Daun Penh

district. Police said the victim was stabbed once in his chest through his heart

and died after being sent to hospital. The criminal escaped after incident.

August 14: An unidentified thief was shot with a K-59 at midnight and

seriously wounded by O Rusei Police Station while he was stealing a two way

radio. Khut Lian, the policeman who shot the thief, said the thief was shot two

times in his chest and his left thigh and died after being sent to hospital.

August 15: Chan Saroun, 45, a film voice-over actor, was seriously

injured in an accident at 10:30 am while riding a motorbike on Tep Phorn street

in Beung Pralit commune. Police said the victim was sent immediately to Calmette

hospital and died later.

August 15: Noeu Kruy, 41, was chopped and seriously injured by two

unidentified men while he was walking through Piem Chaing rubber field after he

sold a cow worth one million riel to people in Pratheat commune, Koh Sotin

district, Kampong Cham. Police said the robbers escaped with one million riel of

the victim.

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