Search

Search form

Police Blotter: 6 Apr 2009

Police Blotter: 6 Apr 2009

Content image - Phnom Penh Post

COUPLE COURT-BOUND FOR MOTO THEFT

Bun Thoeun, 32, and his wife Keo Da were arrested by Anlong Veng police on Thursday for allegedly stealing a motorbike from Ear Sae, 30, in Kaeng village, Oddar Meanchey province. The accused couple claims to have purchased the bike for US$600, however police still sent the case to court.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

MANGO LEADS TO DOUBLE STABBING

Chun Sareth, 25, Sareth, 25, Kheang Kheng, 26, and Try Ream, 26, were arrested on Tuesday for stabbing two men - Khaim Samnang, 26, and Keo Sopheap, 25, in Trapaing Krasaing commune, Dangkor district, Phnom Penh. The trouble started after the three suspects, who were drinking, threw a mango at a nearby house, striking the window of one of the stabbing victims and leading to the conflict.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

ACCUSED RAPISTS DELIVERED TO POLICE

Yim Sarath, 21, from Krang Pongro commune, Phnom Penh, and Heang Ly, 35, from Kandal province, were captured and delivered to police by relatives of a 15-year-old girl the two men were accused of robbing and raping 10 days earlier. Family members said the suspects were to be required to pay compensation of between US$1,000 and $2,000, but they could not say how much would go to the victim's family and how much would go to police.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

ROBBERY RING BUSTED IN SIEM REAP

Siem Reap police on Wednesday busted a robbery ring, arresting six people who authorities say they have been investigating for a long time following complaints from several of the gang's victims. The six suspects are Rum Pheary, male, 17, Rum Phearum, male, 22, Ho Sophy, female, 18, Bun Sopheak, male, 25, Bith Buntha, male, 22, and Lorn Vanlin, male, 21.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

RECOMMENDED STORIES

  • Breaking: PM says prominent human rights NGO ‘must close’

    Prime Minister Hun Sen has instructed the Interior Ministry to investigate the Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR) and potentially close it “because they follow foreigners”, appearing to link the rights group to the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party's purported “revolution”. The CNRP - the

  • Government approves plan to relocate Phnom Penh’s airport

    The government has signed off on a proposal to build a new airport to serve Phnom Penh and has earmarked land in Kandal province for the $1.5 billion project. A new international airport to replace the existing Phnom Penh International Airport will be constructed on partially

  • American convicted of raping boy, 10, in Siem Reap

    A 79-year-old American man was sentenced to one year in prison for raping a 10-year-old boy by Siem Reap Provincial Court on Wednesday. John Paul Zollbrecht, of Washington state, was sentenced to one year in prison while a Cambodian man who helped facilitate the abuse, 23

  • Cambodia: From pet project to problem child

    As international condemnation began to pour in earlier this month lambasting the Supreme Court’s decision to dissolve the country’s largest opposition party, ruling party elites were quick to ask: Why us? In an op-ed published by the Khmer Times, ruling Cambodian People’s