Search form

Login - Register | FOLLOW US ON

Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Police Blotter: 6 July 2001

Police Blotter: 6 July 2001

police.jpg
police.jpg

 

JUNE 20: A 19-year-old pregnant woman, Sam Yieng, was found hanging

from a tree at 5am in Trapaing Krasaing village, Samrong Tong district, Kampong

Speu. A relative told police that his niece possibly hanged herself from shame

after neighbors learned that she was three months pregnant to Chim Vok, 20, who

recently refused to marry her.

JUNE 20: The body of a 39-year-old man, Hurn Ung, was found hanging in

a forest in Doeum Chomreak village, Banteay Meas District, Kampot. Police said

that Ung, who was accused of throwing a hand grenade into a neighbor's house

last month, possibly killed himself three weeks earlier after he escaped to the

forest while under temporary house arrest by local authorities.

JUNE 20: Mei Mony, 36, a moto-taxi driver, was shot and wounded in a

robbery at noon in Angkor Thom village, Siem Reap province. Police said the

victim was hit three times in the chest and stomach with a K-59 handgun by two

robbers who attempted to steal his bike. The robbers, Lim Narat and Saing Sopha,

who came from Kampong Cham province, were later arrested.

JUNE 21: Tong Phal, a notorious bongthom gangster, was axed and

severely injured in a drinking quarrel in Treng Trayoeng village, Phnom Srouch

district, Kampong Speu. Police said Phal was chopped once in the head and beaten

with a pipe after he and two others, who were injured at the same time, created

problems with some soldiers from Thlok Tasek military training center.

JUNE 22: A 21-year-old man, Chheang Hong, was beaten and injured while

parking a motorcycle to wait for his friend at 10:30 am in Toul Svay Prey 2

commune, Chamcarmon district, Phnom Penh. Police said that Hong, who came from

Kandal province, was captured and hit twice on the head with a gun butt by

municipal policeman Priep Yura because he was mistaken as a thief.

JUNE 23: Phauk Ngoal, 20, was found hanging from a big tree at 6 am at

Neak Kavone pagoda in Boeng Kak 2 precinct, Toul Kok district, Phnom Penh.

Police said the victim, who was married two months earlier to 19-year-old Seng

Tong, hanged himself possibly because his wife refused to come back home after

she had argued with him and run away a few days previously.

JUNE 23: Pol Sothea, 19, a head vendor from Toul Sangke, was rescued

by fisherman after she jumped from the Cambodian-Japanese bridge at 4:45 pm in

Chroy Changva village, Phnom Penh. Triv Sovandy, 37, a boyfriend of the victim,

told police that she had been attempting to hang herself after she was

criticized for phoning another man a few days earlier.

JUNE 24: Phay Phally, 23, a policeman from Kampong Speu province, died

instantly in an accident at 9:05 pm while riding a motorbike on National Road 4

in Chompou Voan village, Dangkor district, on the outskirts of Phnom Penh.

Police said the victim was hit from the front by a Nissan car driven by Keo Seng

Kry, 50, who is a deputy chief of the provincial forestry department.

JUNE 24: Kong Sao, 21, a construction worker, was sent to Calmette

Hospital for treatment after he was knifed and severely injured in a quarrel at

night in Chroy Changva village, Russei Keo district, Phnom Penh. Police said the

victim, who came from Prek Kay village, Dangkor district, was chopped several

times in the back and right arm by five people who then escaped.

JUNE 24: Keo Puot, 37, a construction worker, was knifed and severely

injured while asleep at 10:30 pm at a primary school in Svay Rolum village,

Saang district, Kandal. Puot told police that he was stabbed once in the waist,

but he escaped from danger while his wife, Chraing Roeun, 33, was captured and

raped by five people who attempted to steal money from them.

JUNE 24: Pet Thea, 27, a moto-taxi driver, was sent to Calmette

Hospital for treatment after he was knifed and seriously injured in a quarrel at

9 pm in Wat Phnom precinct, Phnom Penh. Police said that Thea was stabbed twice

in the back by San Ngock, 22, a cyclo driver, who was angry as the victim tried

to knock him down after he refused to pay 100,000 R he had been lent a few

months ago.

JUNE 25: Chhau Samrith, 22, a football player from the military

police, was shot and wounded at 8:30 pm in front of his house in Chak Tomuk

commune, Phnom Penh. Police said the victim was hit in the back with a handgun

by six people who then escaped on motorbikes. Revenge is the suspected motive as

the victim and his friends had argued with another group about playing football

in Prek Liep one day earlier.

JUNE 25: Por Chhai, 21, a student from the Tuon Far Chinese school,

was robbed of his brand new motorbike while riding at 7:15 pm on 84 Street in

Srah Chak commune, Phnom Penh. Police said the victim was shot in the waist with

a K-54 handgun as he refused to hand over a key and tried to fight off one of

six robbers on three motorbikes who then escaped with his bike.

JUNE 26: Song Meng Chea, 48, was beaten and lost consciousness while

leaving a coffee shop at night in Lek Boun village, Saang district, Kandal.

Police said the victim, a Chinese administrative manager for the Winner Garment

factory, was hit in the back of his head with a long stick by Ra, who he had

argued with few days earlier because Meng Chea refused to offer a job to him.

The assailant escaped.

JUNE 26: Keo Lon, 22, a moto-taxi driver, was sent to Preah Kosamak

Hospital for treatment after he was axed and severely injured in a robbery at

3:05 pm in Prey Sala village, Dangkor district, on the outskirts of Phnom Penh.

Police said the victim was chopped several times in the back of his neck by his

passenger who attempted to steal the bike. The robber escaped.

JUNE 26: A 28-year-old man, Roeung Ry, was gunned down while asleep at

midnight in Thkau village, Banan district, Battambang. Police said the victim

was shot several times with an AK-47 by an unknown man who then escaped into a

nearby forest. His wife, Bun Sopheak, 32, and two daughters were severely

wounded at the same time. Revenge is the suspected motive for the murder.

JUNE 27: General Yeng Marady, First Deputy Director for the National

Police, was a passenger in a Landcruiser that left the scene of a fatal accident

at 7 am on 369 street in Preah Ponlia village, Mean Chey district, Phnom Penh.

Police said that Kong Dararith, 13, who had been riding a bicycle, died

instantly from massive head injuries when hit by the Landcruiser. It was stopped

by ensuing police after it left the scene, but the driver and passenger were

allowed to leave when Marady explained that he must get to work quickly and

would return to solve the problem later.

JUNE 27: Nao Sip, 32, a policeman from the Ministry of Interior, was

shot and seriously wounded in a robbery at 9 pm in Boeng Keng Kang 2 precinct,

Chamcarmon district, Phnom Penh. Police said the victim, a part-time moto-taxi

driver in his part time, was shot once with a K-54 handgun by one of two

passengers who attempted to steal his motorbike. The robbers escaped

empty-handed.

JUNE 27: Sok Srey Lak, 35, was robbed at 9:45 pm in O'Russei 3

Precinct, Phnom Penh. Police said the victim, wife of Chheang Heng, a municipal

police officer, was threatened with a handgun by two unknown men who then

escaped with $1,350 and 300,000 Rs. Chan Than, 20, a neighbor, is being

investigated as a suspected accomplice of the robbers.

JUNE 28: Phay Chanda, 22, a Second Lieutenant from the Research Unit

for Inspection, committed suicide with a K-54 handgun while drinking wine with

three other people at midnight at Serey Pheap market in Phnom Penh. Phay Sokha,

a brother of the victim, told police that Chanda shot himself in the temple as

he was drunk after drinking two liters and a half of alcohol.

JUNE 28: Son Chea, 30, a construction worker, was sent to hospital for

treatment after he was knocked down at 7:30 pm while having dinner in front of

Kantha Bopha 2 hospital in Chak Tomuk commune, Phnom Penh. Police said the

victim was beaten on the head with a bottle after he refused to give money to

two beggars.

JUNE 28: Yang Srey Lak, 20, died in hospital after suddenly losing

consciousness at 6 pm in Sre Nhor village, Dangkor district, on the outskirts of

Phnom Penh. Nguon Sokia, husband of Srey Lak, told police that she died from

taking 50 tablets of quinine because she was angry after he refused to go with

her to buy new dresses in Phnom Penh for her sister's wedding.

JUNE 29: A 33-year-old man, Hoi Vannarith, was found hanging in his

house in Chak Tomuk commune, Phnom Penh. The mother of the victim told police

that his son, an Economic Police officer from the Ministry of Interior, hanged

himself with a nylon line because he had lost hope after he'd been twice denied

a visa to the United States where his wife is living.

JUNE 29: Phan Sithan, 30, was sent to Calmette Hospital after he was

beaten and lost consciousness in a robbery while wooing a girl at Chhbar Ampov

Junior High School in Mean Chey district, Phnom Penh. Police said the victim was

hit from behind with a long stick by Sok Thoeun, 19, and Sok San, 21, who were

arrested after attempting to steal Sithan's motorbike.

JUNE 30: 18-year-old Lak Vibol was sent to hospital for treatment

after he was knifed and severely injured in a quarrel at 3 pm in Pasah Tauch

village, Russei Keo district, Phnom Penh. Police said the victim, a glue

sniffer, was chopped twice in the back by his friend, Khoeun Chan Makara, 14,

who became angry after he was knocked down without reason.

0

Comments

Please, login or register to post a comment

Latest Video

Turkish Embassy calls for closure of Zaman schools

With an attempted coup against the government of President Recep Erdogan quashed only days ago and more than 7,000 alleged conspirators now under arrest, the Turkish ambassador to Cambodia yesterday pressed the govern

CNRP lawmakers beaten

Two opposition lawmakers, Nhay Chamroeun and Kong Sakphea were beaten unconscious during protests in Phnom Penh, as over a thousand protesters descended upon the National Assembly.

Student authors discuss "The Cambodian Economy"

Student authors discuss "The Cambodian Economy"

Students at Phnom Penh's Liger Learning Center have written and published a new book, "The Cambodian Economy".