Police Blotter: 07 April1995

Police Blotter: 07 April1995

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Mar 17: Moeung Sen, the governor of Thbong district in Kompong Speu,

is arrested by the military police for allegedly hiring criminals to kill a

hospital staff member for a personal conflict on Feb 14. More evidence is being

sought.

 

Mar 22: A student at the faculty of laws and economic science in Phnom

Penh pulls a hand gun and points it at a French teacher who has confiscated his

documents in an examination. The French Embassy in Phnom Penh declares the

postponement of the French cooperation with the faculty until the disputes have

been resolved.

Mar 23: Kung Socheatta, 27, a security guard of the residence of the

French military experts in Cambodia, is robbed at gun point of his 50cc

motorcycle by three offenders near the Ambassador hotel on Mao Tse Tung blvd,

Phnom Penh.

Mar 24: Criminal Investigation Unit police shoot and kill two men who

are riding on a fast JR motorcycle, after they had grabbed a money bag from a

lady while she stepped out of a taxi in Sangkat Veal Vong, Phnom Penh, at 1:30

pm.

Mar 25: Hong Huor, 44, the owner of a video cassette rental shop, is

shot and killed by an unidentified offender outside his house in Chubveary

commune, Preahneth Preah district, Banteay Mean Chey, at 8:45 pm.

Mar 25: Nine computers are stolen from Phnom Penh university by

offenders who break the chains and locks at night. The computers, worth over

$20,000, had been donated by a Japanese non-governmental organization.

Mar 26: Vong Amala, 28, is stabbed and killed and her six year old son

seriously wounded at her house on street 107 in Phnom Penh at night. The mother,

who is just a seller of candies to children, and her son have been living alone

for many years after she divorced her husband. Witnesses say the victim had

never had other conflicts with other people.

Mar 27: Four people are killed and two goods trucks are burned down in

an armed robbery by the Khmer Rouge guerrillas on Route 69A in Tonle Sor

village, Banteay Meanchey.

Mar 31: Police stop Canadian national Robert Hugh Maclean, 43, in

Phnom Penh after the man had caused several arguments and sometimes wanted to

pour petrol and burn himself like an insane man. The American Academy school

says Maclean had been offered a job as a language teacher for two months, but

was stopped from his career on Mar 9 following his strange behavior. One day he

was found sleeping in a wrecked hut south of the Cambodiana hotel. A Canadian

diplomatic official has said that he would arrange to send Maclean back to

Canada soon.

- Summarized by Moeun Chhean Nariddh from Khmer newspapers .

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