Police Blotter: 02 December, 1994

Police Blotter: 02 December, 1994

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Nov 22

: Mom Chim, 49, is shot and killed at 9:30 pm by an unidentified offender carrying an AK rifle while he is dining under his house in Ampil Pa'em village, Roleong Chak commune, Somraong Tong district, Kompong Speu. Police say the incident is a case of malice because Chim is known to be a witch doctor and used to have a lot of problems with his neighbors. Investigations are being carried out to look for the murderer.

Nov 23: Chamkamon police arrest Vietnamese national Nguyen Yang Duk, 47, for plying a career as a drug supplier to addicts in Sangkat Boeng Keng Kang I, Khan 7 Makara, Phnom Penh. Police says Duk, who is also a drug addict, had given drug injections to four or five Vietnamese addicts at the cost of 500 riel a shot. Police confiscate 63 tablets of Oddibic, twelve tablets of Corditrin, 25 Oligosol ampules, a bottle of Calcilin, four boxes of Rythemodan, one box of Blaeknylonribbon, a bottle of Orbeninc, four ampules of Shamsevic, a steaming pot and an earthen stove.

Nov 23: Police arrest three men in a white Camry car at the Monivong bridge round-about at 5:30 pm. Police say the three, Sok Yem, 28, a soldier at the Special Military Unit, Hang Pirun, 24 and Phan Yuthea, 23, all living at House 40AE0 in Sangkat Chatomuk in the capital, are motorcycle thieves.

Nov 23: Chhneas Dara, 28, an amputee ex-soldier, is poisoned by two Vietnamese girls who robbed his motorcycle at the park in front of Wat Botum in Sangkat Chatomuk, Khan Daun Penh, Phnom Penh. Working as a moto-taxi driver, Dara is poisoned after drinking a bag of fruit shake given to him by his Vietnamese customers. People manage to send him to hospital in time.

Nov 23: Two offenders pull out a hand gun and rob Rang Sotheary, 19, and her sister of their Honda 50cc motorcycle near the German Embassy at the corner of Street 214 and Monivong Bvd.

Nov 24: Men Sokheng, 23, is shot and wounded at 8:10 am by two armed offenders who rob his Honda 100cc motorcycle while he is following a funeral procession along Mao Tse Tung Bvd.

Nov 24: Penh Chea, 40, working at the Custom Office in Phnom Penh, is shot and wounded at 6:20 am by two offenders carrying hand guns while they rob his Honda 70cc motorcycle on street 360 in Sangkat Beong Keng Kang III, Khan Chamkamon, Phnom Penh. Chea says one of the robbers is in military uniform.

Nov 25: A gang of Khmer Rouge soldiers open fire and massacre 25 Thai workers of a logging company in Choam Khasan district, Preah Vihea, on the Cambodian-Thai border after the company failed to pay five million baht in ransom to the guerrillas.

Nov 25: A government soldier is shot and killed, another wounded, and 25 houses and three rice mills burned when a gang of Khmer Rouge soldiers attacks Sranal commune, Kralanh district, Siem Reap. The governor of Kralanh district says on Nov 24, the Khmer Rouge burned down 275 houses and forced more than 30,000 villagers to flee to the provincial town. Meanwhile, in Angko Choum district the guerrillas burned down 15 houses but three of their number are killed, and two AK rifles and a K54 hand gun left behind after they were counter-attacked by the government soldiers.

Nov 25: A Vietnam Airline Soviet-made TU 134 A plane breaks its front wheels and falls off the run-way at the Pochentong Airport in Phnom Penh at 7:30 am while parking. None of the people on board, including 17 foreign tourists, are hurt. A Cambodian Civilian Aviation official says the incident is caused by the technical fault, but the Vietnamese pilots blame the run-way, saying "it is not so good".

Nov 26: Ou Poeu, 35, is shot and seriously wounded at 6:10 am by two armed offenders robbing her gold and money while she is going to the Pochentong market to sell her goods. There is no report about the amount of gold and money stolen.

Nov 26: Two offenders carrying two hand guns rob moto-taxi driver Duong Son, 30, of his Honda 50cc motorcycle at 5am on Monivong Bvd in Sangkat Beong Keng II, Khan Chamkamon, Phnom Penh. While arriving at their destination, one of the offenders riding on his motorcycle pretends to take his money from his pocket but he pulls a gun. Another robber arrives immediately.

Summarized by Moeun Chhean Nariddh from Khmer newspapers.

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