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Police Blotter: 29 November 1996

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Nov 11: Korn Hon, 32, and Chheang Hang, 33, were arrested by police in

Boeung Salang village, Khan Russei Keo after they stole two buffaloes. The owner

of the buffaloes said he hired the men to bring the animals from Siem Reap to Phnom

Penh.

 

Nov 12: An unidentified man was found dead in Kbal Domrei village Khan

Dongkor, Phnom Penh. A boy said the man walked down from the street and fell dead

in the forest. People at the place said the man was poisoned.

Nov 13: Five people are held-up during a lunch time robbery at an apartment

on Street 388. The five are bound and blindfolded before the robbers escape with

about $500 in cash, a motorcycle, handphone, camera, watches and some items of jewelry.

Nov 14 : Two young thieves were arrested by police in Psar Depo 3 police

post, Phnom Penh as they prepare to enter a nearby house. After the arrest the thieves

confessed that they intended to climb over the fence and steal from the house from

which, they said, they had previously stolen a motorbike.

Nov 15 : Two policemen in Phnom Penh port - Phou Neng, 49 and Touch Phalla,

39 - were shot and seriously wounded by their drunken colleague, Long Bunthoeurn.

Bunthoeurn escaped.

Nov 15: A fisherman Sim Ien, 30, injured his wife while he repaired a boat

motor at his house. His wife, Meas Mith, 25, suffered cuts to her nose and right

cheek from the boat's propeller while she slept.

Nov 16: A Toyota car, which knocked down and broke the legs of three men

in front of Samaki market before crashing into the river, was hauled out of the water.

The car's driver disappeared after the accident.

Nov 16: Nasil, 38, known as Arbaraing, was arrested after posing as a bodyguard

of General Kieng Savuth and the second Prime Minister. Military police said the man

was a murderer who killed a victim in the Tonle Sap night club.

Nov 16: Three men, Yem Monyraet, Moav Vuty and Huy Sokcheat were arrested

by local authorities in Khnar village, Siem Reap province after they used an M16

to rob Pet Chim, 44. Chim was injured on the left hand during the robbery.

Nov 16: Khom Sokhet, 24, and Srei Sopheak, 22, were shot and robbed by

five men with 4 guns while they and two of their friends rode motorbikes to join

the Kathennatean festival in Odem, Khan Dongkor, Phnom Penh. Two of their friends

with a motorbike escaped from the incident. Sokhet and Sopheak were wounded in the

leg and back and lost a motorbike, finger ring and 10,000 riels. The victims were

taken to Kosamak hospital, Phnom Penh.

Nov 17: An injured robber Chann Vireak, 28, was arrested while he bandaged

his wounded hand in a private hospital in Phnom Penh. Vireak confessed that he and

another man robbed a moto-taxi driver. His partner tried to kill the victim but injured

his friend while they tried to steal the motorcycle.

Nov 17: Seng Sovann, 25, was shot three times in the body and killed by

two unidentified men while he was on his way to fish just 100m from his house. Witnesses

told police that Sovann was killed for revenge.

Nov 18: Two of three robbers, Thai Thea, 35, and Don Born, 32, were arrested

by Tuol Tompung police after they stole a motorcycle from a moto-taxi driver at the

corner of streets 135 and 432. Police seized a handgun and a motorbike, but did not

catch the man who drove the victim's moto.

Nov 19: Two drunken men, Un Savy, 22, and Kim Bunthoeurn, 24, were seriously

hurt after they rode their motorbike into a steel post. The two men were sent by

cyclo to Kosamak hospital.

Nov 20: A gold smith in Kandal Province, May Khatna, 39, was chopped on

the neck and killed by Chann Long after they quarreled while drinking.

Nov 21: Eight houses at the corner of streets 198 and 111, Phnom Penh,

were burned down by Moav Sa Oum, 28, who was angry with his brother for not giving

him 1.5 Damleng of gold. Witnesses at the scene said Sa Oum used petrol to burn the

houses and took two bags of material away on a moto.

Nov 22: A motor-taxi driver, Yong Bunthoeurn, 34, was chopped with an ax

on the head by two robbers. Bunthoeurn said he took the men from Kampuchea Krom street

to Toek Thla commune, but when he got there one man grabbed his money while the other

chopped him from behind.

Nov 22: At 21: Three armed men, Nov Saran, 24, Seng Vanna, 29, Heng Ratana,

29, were arrested by military police after they shot at two men in a Blue Bird car

in front of Samaki market.

- (Reported from Khmer papers Koh Santepheap and Reasmei Kampuchea by Chhun Phaveng

and Soly Vannpok)

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