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Police blotter: 27 November 1998

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Nov 13: Fish seller Sam Som, 42, was shot and injured

in his legs with a K-54 handgun by an unidentified motor taxi driver in Veal Vong

precinct, 7 Makara, and robbed of 50,000 riel (about $13). The robber escaped.

Nov 13: An apprentice goldsmith, Sreng Thong, 22, shot and killed his girlfriend,

Koy Sovanna, 20, then shot and killed himself in the girlís house on Street 134,

Toul Kork district. The motivation is not known.

Nov 14: Le Vanyou, 41, was shot dead while he was sleeping in a guest-house

in Phsar Demkor precinct, Toul Kork. His motorbike was stolen and the criminal escaped.

Nov 14: It Sovannarith, 30, was shot dead by his neighbor, Ngor Heng, 31,

after they had a conflict over a car park in Phsar Thmei (New Market). After finding

that his brother was shot dead, Chea Chanvuthy, 29, opened fire into Hengís house,

seriously injuring 16-year-old Pen Chantha. Heng escaped but Chanvuthy was arrested.

Nov 16: Thoeung Thoun, 53, was stabbed by Pon Pol, 26, in Sa Ang, Kandal.

Pol was drunk when he stabbed the victim and has been arrested.

Nov 17: Uy Vichet, 27, was shot dead by a security guard at a sand depot in

Samrong Tong district, Kampong Speu while he was trying to steal a radio communication

set.

Nov 18: Three unknown robbers were beaten to death by a mob after they had

robbed a man of his motorbike in Prek Thmei commune, Kieng Svay, Kandal.

Nov 18: Ngyen Yansour, 21, was shot dead and his sister and nephew injured

by a man wielding an AK-47 in Chak Angrekrom precinct, Mean Chey district. Local

authorities said revenge might be the motivation for the killing. The criminals escaped.

Nov 18: A porter at the ferry port, Choun Thon, 33, was shot dead with

an AK-47 while he was drinking with members of his family at his house in Prek Tomleap

commune, Lek Dek district, Kandal. Police said revenge might be the motivation for

the killing. The perpetrators escaped.

Nov 19: Yen Chetna, 21, was shot dead with a K-54 handgun by an unidentified

robber who stole his motorbike on Mao Tsetung Blv, Toul Kork district. The robber

escaped.

Nov 19: A unknown manís body was found in Samrong Krom precinct, Dangkor district.

Police said the victim was killed a day earlier in a robbery to steal his motorbike.

Nov 19: An unidentified man was shot dead by police in Sras Chak precinct,

Daung Penh district. The man and his colleagues robbed Sous Savuth, 17, and Sam Sarin,

30, of their watches, rings and other property. The police investigated and found

the offender who tried escaping arrest. Police shot him.

Nov 19: Sourn Vanthai, 47, was shot dead while driving his motorbike in Boeung

Rang precinct, Daung Penh district. The family of the victim said revenge motivated

the murder because the victim had been in conflict with other people over the running

of his business. The criminals escaped.

Nov 20: Albert Carlno, 48, was beaten on his head and was seriously injured

by an unidentified man in his house in Tek Laok 2 precinct, Toul Kork.

Nov 21: Om Sam Ath, 31, was shot dead in his house in Phum Thom commune, Kieng

Svay, Kandal. It is suspected that revenge is the motive for the killing because

his property was not stolen in the incident. District police are investigating to

arrest the gunman.

(Summarized from the Khmer newspaper Reasmey

Kampuchea by Pok Sokundara)

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