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Police Blotter: 22-November-2002

 

 

 

NOVEMBER 7: Police are looking for Toun Tieng after he knifed Phan Vuthy,

19, during a quarrel at night in Chrak Bansok village, Kampong Speu province. Vuthy

told police that Tieng chopped him once in the head after he stepped on his feet

while dancing in a Kathan festival celebrated at Ang Chamnorm pagoda. Police sent

Vuthy to a provincial hospital for treatment.

NOVEMBER 7: Uy Um, 45, a motodop driver, was sent to Preah Kossamak Hospital

for treatment after being axed in a robbery at 10 pm on Street 528 in Boeng Kak 1

commune, Tuol Kork district, Phnom Penh. Police said Um's passenger chopped him several

times in the head and then stole his bike.

NOVEMBER 8: Touch Sopha, 20, was found dead in a rice field in Kauk Thmey

village, Ponhea Leu district, Kandal. Police said Sophal was strangled and then his

body was put in a plastic bag and dumped elsewhere after his motorbike was stolen.

Lim Chanda, a Karaoke shop worker, was arrested for questioning as she spent a full

night singing with him.

NOVEMBER 8: Sor Sophany, 15, was sent to Russian Hospital for treatment

after he was accidentally shot at 7:30 am in Prek Talong village, Meanchey district,

Phnom Penh. Police said the boy was shot once in the waist with an AK-47 by Pen Sophal,

24, who was angry and attempted to kill his brother, Pen Sidara, 21, during an argument.

Police arrested Sophal after the shooting.

NOVEMBER 9: Police arrested Long Kan, 83, after he killed his wife, Min

Yuon, 79, in Teng Mao village, Chantrea district, Svay Rieng province. Police said

he was angry at his wife and beat her to death with a stick as she threw a bag on

his head while leaving the house after arguing with her over money two weeks ago.

Police said Kan's family had tried to keep the matter quiet.

NOVEMBER 11: A 74-year-old woman, Mao Aun, was knifed to death in a robbery

at night while leaving her house to collect rain water in Sleng Roleung village,

Russei Keo district, on the outskirts of Phnom Penh. Police said she was reportedly

stabbed three times in the neck by one of her neighbors who stole $2,000 she had

received from selling a part of her land.

NOVEMBER 11: Or Khon, 63, and his daughter, Khon Sophea, 24, were robbed

at midnight in Trapaing Anchanh village, Dangkor district, on the outskirts of Phnom

Penh. The victims told police around eight masked people entered their house and

aimed AK-47s at them, then they stole five damleung worth of jewelry, $300, a handphone,

and two watches.

NOVEMBER 11: Police are looking for a soldier, Van Ny, 40, after he axed

Sim Nhien, 45, a deputy commander of O'Raing Ov Military headquarters in Kampong

Cham province. Police said Ny was angry and chopped the head of Nhien eight times

after he tried to woo his wife while he was drunk. Police sent the victim to a district

hospital for treatment.

NOVEMBER 12: Two suspected robbers, Mith Pheap, 19, and Thim Pheak, 19,

were arrested while parking their motorbike at 1:15 pm in Boeung Bayarb village,

Russei Keo district, Phnom Penh. Chin Sokliat, 23, told police that the two blocked

his path and aimed at him with an unidentified handgun, then they escaped on his

new motorbike.

NOVEMBER 12: Sun Chan-sopheak, 10, was found hanged at 6:30 pm in Khvar

village, Dangkor district, Phnom Penh. Police said the boy, a son of Sun Chansophy,

a bodyguard of the Prime Minister Hun Sen, was murdered and his body hanged at a

window in his uncle's house. Noeu Bunsreang, 36, was later arrested for questioning

as the victim had been seen with him.

NOVEMBER 13: Police arrested Sum Saroeun, 54, after he was accused of a

murder in Tareap village, Kien Svay district, Kandal. Police said Saroeun killed

three men after they attempted to steal his 10 ducks on a rice field.

NOVEMBER 13: A 34-year-old woman, Chea Vuthy, was sent to a hospital for

treatment after being burned with acid at around 6 am while preparing her goods at

Par Hy market where she works everyday. A market worker told police that three people

came and threw the acid over her back, then escaped on a motorbike. Police said she

suffered severe burns to her chest.

NOVEMBER 13: Sanuy Sam-nang, 29, a disabled man, was sent to Calmette Hospital

after he attempted suicide while he was drunk at 7 pm in Boeung Salang commune, Tuol

Kork district, Phnom Penh. Police said the man stabbed himself several times with

a knife as he had a love crisis after his girlfriend left him for another man.

NOVEMBER 14: Roy Vutha, 21, a student at the National Institute for Management,

was robbed of his new motorbike at noon in Sansom Kosal 1 village, Meanchey district,

Phnom Penh. Vutha told police two gunmen aimed at his waist, then they stole his

bike while leaving his house for school.

NOVEMBER 14: Tech Sokheng, 54, a fish vendor at Olympic Market, was axed

and severely injured in a robbery while leaving her house on a motorbike at 4 am

in Svay Park village, Russei Keo district, on the outskirts of Phnom Penh. A neighbor

told police that three robbers blocked her path and chopped her three times. Then

they stole her bike, and her bag with a million riel and $500.

NOVEMBER 15: Loeun Chi, 21, an English translator, was robbed of his motorbike

at 7:45 am while riding on National Road 5 in Tuol Sangke commune, Russei Keo district,

Phnom Penh. Chi told police that three gunmen on a motorbike blocked his path and

aimed a weapon at him, then they stole his new bike.

- Translated from Khmer newspapers Koh Santepheap and Rasmei Kampuchea by Aun

Pheap

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