May 2: Two armed burglars enter a house in Turk Laak district at 7.30
pm and steal: one diamond ring; three damlungs and six chi of gold and $700.
May 2: Police shoot dead Fa Yang, a 30 year old Vietnamese national,
while he is attempting to steal Lay Chandara's C90 motocycle at 8.30 pm at Wat
May 3: District police detain three people carrying outlawed
handguns who allegedly intended to sabotage the city at Orussei district 11.
May 4: Police kill an armed bandit while he is attempting to steal a
Cub50 motocycle at 5 am on road 29 Tonle Basaac District, Khan Chamka Mon. The
owner of the motorcycle was wounded in the incident.
May 6: A Corona car driven by Keo Srysrors is stolen by three armed
gunmen in front of Wat Botum.
May 6: Three robbers armed with handguns steal a C100 motocycle from
Khem Sarineth at 5.30 pm in front of Wat Botum
May 7: Phnom Penh Criminal Investigation Police arrest three women
involved in prostitution trafficking who allegedly lured a 14 year old girl from
Koh Krabey into prostitution.
May 7: Five robbers carrying a K54 handgun shoot dead police official
Chey San, 32, and take his C100 motocycle at 2.30 pm in front of Tuol Svay Prey
May 10: Police arrest a criminal who allegedly killed two people last
May 10: Landlord Poun Thien, 43, is killed and another landlord is
injured in Au Andong, Mean Chey district. The motive for the attack is said to
May 11: Than Tha, 26, is shot dead by an unidentified gunman
for no apparent reason at 1.30 pm in a house in Beong Salang, Toul Kork
May 11: Two bandits with one K54 handgun steal Srun Sokleng's Cub90
motocycle at 10 am at Wat Toul Tumpoung, Chamka Mon district.
May 11: A Moto-taxi driver has his Delux 50 motorcycle stolen by two
bandits carrying a K54 handgun at 10 am on street 318, Toul Kork.
May 11: Hing Mean, a16 year old school student, has his C100
motorcycle stolen by two armed thieves at 11.20 am just east of Le President
May 11: Three armed men in military uniforms shake down at gunpoint
moto-taxi driver Puy Sam Sak, 33, and take his C50 moto-taxi at 12.45 pm on
street 5, Russey Keo district.
May 12: A white double pickup hilux vehicle (5-4203) belonging to
Unicef is stolen in front of the World Education office between 8.15 and 8.45
May 13: Police apprehend four armed men violating state rule by
illegally setting up a bogus police check-point and collecting money from
passers-by on highway one at 8.35 am near the Dey Eth school, Kien Svay
district. When apprehended the men were in the process of stopping a bus and
extorting 200,000 riel from the passengers.
three of the men were rogue police and the other was a soldier. Two AK47 with 48
cartridges, a C50 motorcycle and some Police Order Note Pads were confiscated
from the men.
- Summarized from Khmer newspapers by Heng Sok