Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Police Blotter: 07-02-2011



Police Blotter: 07-02-2011

Police Blotter: 07-02-2011

Umbrage over dance leads to cleaver attack
An 18-year-old man was arrested on Thursday after he attacked a 19-year-old man with a meat cleaver in Kampong Chhnang province’s Kampong Chhnang town. The victim was drinking alcohol with the attacker and his younger brother, when he attempted to force the younger brother to dance with him, but he fled the scene causing a chase to ensue. The suspect then grabbed a meat cleaver and hacked the victim two times in the hand and back. The victim was sent to the provincial hospital while the suspect was apprehended and taken to provincial court. KAMPUCHEA THMEY

Worker at equestrain centre electrocuted
A worker at a horse-riding club was killed on Thursday in Phnom Penh’s Sen Sok district after he used a machine to pump water from a pond to water plants in a nearby park and accidentally electrocuted himself while standing in the water. Other workers at the scene could not help him due to fear of electrocution. Police said the incident was due to negligence, as the worker had previously asked his boss to buy another water pump because the one he was using was too old. RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

Disabled man takes his own life in Takeo
Police in Donkeo town in Takeo province said that a 23-year-old disabled man committed suicide on Friday morning by intentionally overdosing on pills. The man was previously involved in a traffic accident that left him disabled in one of his legs and after years of medical treatment he committed suicide out of desperation. Police confirmed that no foul play was involved. KAMPUCHEA THMEY

Police detain suspect in robbery of gold
A 23-year-old man was arrested in Phnom Penh’s Dangkor district on Friday after being accused of breaking into a home and stealing money and more than a damlung of gold worth about US$1,600. The victim,  a 31-year-old food vendor, rushed home after being informed of the robbery. She and other neighbours followed the suspect and notified police, but some of her property was lost. Police were preparing to send the suspect to Phnom Penh Municipal Court. RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

Woman struck by moto dies from injuries
Prey Veng provincial traffic police said a 75-year-old woman died in hospital on Thursday after a traffic accident in Kamchay Mear district in Prey Veng province. The woman was on her way home after visiting her grandchildren when a motorbike ran into her from behind outside of her home. She was sent for treatment to a Kampong Cham hospital but later died from her injuries. RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

MOST VIEWED

  • Municipal hall releases map detailing colour coded Covid risks by commune

    Phnom Penh municipal governor Khuong Sreng released an official map detailing the red, yellow and dark yellow zones within the city under the new lockdown orders for Phnom Penh announced on April 26. The designation of red, dark yellow and yellow corresponds to areas with high,

  • Phnom Penh unveils rules for post-lockdown transition

    The Phnom Penh Municipal Administration issued a set of detailed guidelines for the seven days to May 12 after the capital emerges from lockdown at the onset of May 6. In the 14-page document signed by municipal governor Khuong Sreng released on the evening of May 5, the

  • SBI LY HOUR Bank Launches Cross Border Money Transfer Service between Cambodia and Vietnam on RippleNet, utilizing DLT

    SBI LY HOUR Bank Plc and Hanoi-based Tien Phong Commercial Joint Stock Bank (TPBank) on Friday launched the first Cambodia-Vietnam money transfer service in real currency via RippleNet, provided by SBI Ripple Asia Co Ltd to provide safe, fast and convenient services. SBI LY HOUR

  • Phnom Penh, Takmao lockdown extended for another week

    The government late on April 26 announced an extension of lockdown in Phnom Penh and adjacent Takmao town in Kandal province for another seven days – or longer if residents do not comply with Covid-19 preventive measures and the community outbreak does not subside – until May 5. According

  • Gov't mulls extension of Phnom Penh, Takmao lockdown

    The Inter-ministerial National Commission for the Control and Enforcement of Lockdown held a video conference meeting on April 25 to review a draft document on the extension of lockdown in Phnom Penh and adjacent Kandal province’s Takmao town. The meeting was chaired by Minister of

  • Gov’t issues guidelines as lockdown nears end

    The government has issued a five-page set of instructions to be enforced when the three-week lockdown of Phnom Penh and adjacent Takmao town in Kandal province ends on May 6. According to an announcement signed by Prime Minister Hun Sen on May 4, the instructions cover a