June 12: Soun Sovannvary, 23, is shot dead by two bandits with a K59
handgun who drove up to her in a Corolla. They steal her Crystal motorcycle on
street 136 in Sangkat Phsar Kandal II, Khan Daun Penh.
June 12: Three robbers carrying a K59 handgun steal Im
Chansidara's maroon c100 motorcycle in front of the Royal Palace.
June 14: A robber is shot dead and his partner arrested on the spot by
Phnom Penh criminal investigation police after the two men shot dead Chay Muy,
62, at 2:10 pm. The two men were attempting to steal Muy's c100 motorcycle on
Route I in Sangkat Phsar Kandal I, Khan Daun Penh. The dead robber Veng Toeun,
28, is identified as a border policeman.
June 14: A Belgium lady, working for the World Health Organization, is
robbed of her white Corolla (ONU 943) while arriving at her house on Street 420
at 7:40 pm by two robbers armed with handguns.
June 14: Malaysian national Licol Marbans Singh, 48, a UN
military observer in Cambodia, has his white Land Cruiser (UNSGRC 02) stolen by
four robbers armed with a K59 handgun while he is parking his car at his house
on Street 265, Phnom Penh.
June 15: Two armed robbers, Som Poew, 25, and Khun Narin, 28, are
arrested by Tuk Laak police while they are trying to burgle a house on Tep Phan
Street in Phnom Penh. A handgun and a pair of iron cutting scissors are
confiscated from the pair. They confess to having previously done three other
burglaries. In 1993 Som Poew was sent to PJ prison for illegal gun use for six
June 15: Khan Toul Kok police arrest four people at 5:30 am after they
robbed a Royal Palace policeman of his motorcycle the previous night. The
policeman worked by night as a moto-taxi driver.
June 16: A 49 year old Kampuchea Krom Khmer, Hay Dang, is killed and
his six year old son is seriously wounded when an identified man throws a
hand-grenade into their house at 10 pm near the National Theater in Sangkat
Tonle Bassac, Phnom Penh. A witness says the motive for the attack was
June 16: Five villagers are killed and two others are kidnapped by a
130 strong force of Khmer Rouge guerrillas who loot three villages in Chikreng
district 60 km North of Siem Reap. The gang exchanges gunfire with government
soldiers at 1:45 pm.
June 16-17: Te Pheatarak, 20, and Maj Tav Vanna, 21, who work
at the Military Research Headquarters in Phnom Penh, are arrested by police for
allegedly being involved in eight motorcycle robberies. A handgun and two stolen
c100 motorcycles are confiscated from the men.
June 17: One civilian is killed and five others wounded when KR
guerrillas fire three H107 shells onto Kiep village in Banteay Meachey
June 17: Phnom Penh Court tries six people. Tep Sour, 41, is sentenced
to eight years imprisonment for the manslaughter of his wife. Vietnamese
national Ngueyn Van Thang, 41, is sentenced to four years imprisonment for
burglary. Thang previously escaped from custody in June 1993 after being
imprisoned for robbery. Vong Samel, 31, is sentenced to two years three months
imprisonment for attempted rape. The other men are given sentences ranging from
two to three years for theft.
June 17: Two offenders carrying a K59 hand gun rob Noun Leakena, 19,
of her c100 motorcycle at 8 am at the corners of Street 294 and Norodom
June 18: People find the body of policeman Kum Sopheap, 25,
floating in a lake near the railroad in Russei Keo district, Phnom Penh. Sopheap
worked for the Land Traffic Police Unit and police say he was murdered by an
identified gang of criminals.
June 20: Van Sok, 25, is arrested by police while he is trying to
steal a white Toyota Vista car from Pochentong Airport at 12:30 pm.
Summarized from Khmer newspapers by Moeun Chhean Nariddh.