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Police Blotter: 27 January 1994

Dec. 28: Two criminals with a K59 shoot and kill Chung Keavuth, 30,

and rob his maroon c100 motorcycle at 9:30 p.m. when the victim, working for

L.W.S, female expatraite workmate are sitting on the river bank in front of the

Royal Palace, Phnom Penh.

 

Jan. 29: Siemreap police and military unit confiscate 129 guns,

including 100 AK rifle, 12 M16, eight carabines, three K50s, two CKs and a K54

from the people in four districts during their nine day operation. Most of the

owners are demobilized or former soldiers who want to use these weapons to

protect themselves.

Dec. 29: Soldier Tith Nhean, 35, is shot and injured at 7:30 p.m. by a

gang of criminals with an AK rifle near the rail road in Phnom Penh. The

offenders escape bare-handed when the guards at the military ware house K7 come

out to help the victim.

Jan. 1: Three offenders with two handguns, riding on a c100

motorcycle, rob Toun Phanny, 33, a soldier in the National Army, of his c100

morcycle in Sangkat Beong Trabek, Khan Cham-kamon, Phnom Penh.

Jan. 1: Srey Hi, 38, has his motorcycle stolen from the trailer while

he is going to get the luggage for his passenger at six a.m. at Kompong

Speu.

Jan. 2: Srey San, 57, is shot and seriuosly wounded by two criminals

carrying two handguns when they are robbing her c50 motorcylce. The criminals

escape empty-handed while the authority force come to help.

Jan. 3: Three passengers disappear while a ferry boat, carrying 12

people, two motorcycles and a bicycle, sank in the Tonle Sap river, Phnom

Penh.

Jan. 3: A thief is shot and killed at one o'clock after mid night by

the owner of the house when he and three other partners are trying to break into

a house in Mol village, Dangko commune, Dangko district, Phnom Penh.

Jan. 4: Sreng Vuthy, 22, is shot and wounded, and c100 motorcycle

robbed at 11 a.m. by six criminals with a K54 and P08, riding on three

motorcycles, on Street no. 189 in Sangkat Beong Rang, Khan Don Penh, Phnom

Penh.

Jan. 4: Police arrest Vietnamese national Chang Yung Tung, 14, whil he

is trying to steal a motorcycle at Stung Mean Chey bridge, Phnom Penh.

Jan. 5: British national Richard McDonough, the advertising manager of

the Phnom Penh Post, has his San Yan 90 motorcycle stolen at mid night at the

Rock Hard cafe while he is doing entertainment. Richard claims that the

motorcycle wouldn't have been stolen if he had coated it with syrup as advised

by his star in the horoscope printed in the last issue of the Post. He usually

locked the motorcycle, but not on that horrible night.

Jan. 5: Three criminals with a handgun, riding on a c100 motorcycle

shoot and kill Li Heang, 37, an overseas Cambodian, at 1:30 p.m. near the

Reasmey Mekong hotel on Po Kambo road in Sangkat Psar Deumko, Khan toul Kok,

Phnom Penh when the victim and his friend are riding in a CAMRY car. Police say

it is a case of malice.

Jan. 5: Citizens arrest Chhun Prik, 36, at 5 a.m. while he is trying

to rob a motorcycle with an iron bar on Pochintong road in Tuk Thlar commune,

Russei Keo district, Phnom Penh.

Jan. 6: Sim Chan, 62, is murdered at 5 p.m. by two criminals breaking

into her house on street 356 in Sangkat Toul Svay Prey I, Khan Chamkamon, Phnom

Penh. Four dumlengs of gold, US$ 706 and 400,000 riels are stolen.

Jan. 6: Two criminals, carrying a K59, shoot and kill motor-taxi

driver Oun Pow, 37, and rob his motorcycle at 5:30 a.m. in front of Khmer

Kampuchea Krom Human Rights' office on street 156 in Sangkat Psar Depot I, Khan

Toul Kok, Phnom Penh.

Jan. 6: Bun Lin, 15, is arrested while he is trying to kidnap a school

girl coming out of the Bac Touk school, Phnom Penh. The girl would be sold to be

a prostitute in Thailand. Police are looking for two other offenders in his

gang.

Jan. 6: Security guards arrest a young girl for commiting fraud at at

Psar Beong Keng Kang market, Phnom Penh.

- Summarized and translated by Moeun Chhean Nariddh from local Khmer

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