Apr 17: Phnom Penh Criminal Investigation Police arrest four people
alleged to have killed Mali Kim Srieng and injured a lady in a motorcycle
robbery on the river bank near the Royal Palace on April 4.
Apr 18: Thailand's Rayong province authority arrest five Royal
Government soldiers accused of illegally entering Thai territory.
Apr 18: A gang of armed bandits ambush and loot two passenger cars at
8 a.m. on National Route 5 in Russei Krang commune, Battambang. One Vietnamese
national is shot dead and three Cambodians are wounded. This is the second
attack in Maung Russei district in April. On April 4 a banditry attack on a taxi
allegedly by the Khmer Rouge killed three passengers and wounded six other
Apr 19: Hang Bun Man, 41, is shot and seriously wounded in his
car at 11.30 am by two men on a motorcycle in front of House 29, Street 432,
Apr 19: Phnom Penh City Court hears the trial of six people charged
with committing five different offenses including robbery, illegal use of
weapons and fraud. The men are given sentences ranging from six months to three
Apr 20: Two robbers armed with handguns and grenades steal a c100
motorcycle from a person called Bunnara at 3.20 pm at the Olympic market, Phnom
Apr 21: Six people are killed and 35 others wounded when a train going
from Phnom Penh to Battambang runs over six land mines and is attacked by Khmer
Rouge gunfire between Kamreng and Totung Thnay stations. Eleven train carriages
are blown off the railway tracks.
Apr 21: Phnom Penh Criminal
Investigation Police arrest In Bora, 33, after he attempted to steal a c100
motorcycle in front of Wat Koh, Phnom Penh.
Apr 22: Four people are killed and 13 seriously wounded when TNT and
grenades explode in a house in Peam Ek village commune, Battambang. Police say
malice and revenge may be behind the explosions.
Apr 22: Mean Dero's Honda car is stolen at 8.35 am in front of the
Toul Tompoung market, Phnom Penh.
Apr 22: Khieu Sambath, 24, a worker for the Ministry of Foreign
Affairs is shot dead and his c100 motorcycle is stolen by two robbers carrying a
k59 handgun at 3.40 pm in front of the bus station at the Psar Thmei market,
Apr 22: Police rescue Yi Phalkun who has been poisoned and robbed of
his motorcycle in Sangkat Viel Vong, Phnom Penh.
Apr 23: A Nissan car belonging to Ros Thy is recovered by police on
National Road 1 three hours after it was stolen in Khan Daun Penh, Phnom
Apr 24: Hay Sochat and two other colleagues, working for a development
association called Acleda, a branch of the ILO, are robbed of a Mitsubishi
Pajero car (ONU 584) belonging to their association by three armed men dressed
in military uniform on National Road 5 at 4.30 pm, 4 km from the Banteay
Apr 24: A c100 and cub50 motorcycle are stolen from the Samaki
market and the Beng Trabek school respectively at 8.55 am, Phnom Penh.
Apr 25: Militia in Bavell district kill three bandits and wound
another while they are trying to rob people in Tang Rang village at 8 pm, Bavell
Apr 25: The Phnom Penh court hears the trial of five people charged
with three different criminal offenses, including theft and robbery.
Apr 25: Khan Toul Kok police send two people who are illegally
carrying guns to the Phnom Penh court for trial.
Apr 26: Three government soldiers are found lying dead in the
West of Prek Trob village. The men have been shot several times and police say
malice is involved in the murders.
Apr 27: Six burglars carrying four guns enter Ham Hoy's house in Chek
village, Kandal, and steal: two dunlungs of gold; $504; 35,000 riel and 1200
Apr 28: Dang Ko district police arrest two robbers while they are
preparing to steal a motorcycle in Toul Kei village, Kandal.
Apr 28: Three robbers armed with a handgun steal Pol Vath's c70
motorcycle near Psar Beng Keng Kang market, Phnom Penh.
from Khmer newspapers by Meoun Chhean Nariddh