Police Blotter: 08 April, 1994

Police Blotter: 08 April, 1994

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Mar 17: Police arrest two female thieves after they cut a traveler's

bag stealing 150,000 riel and a motorcycle at the Orasey market, Phnom Penh.

Mar 18 -22: Phnom Penh police arrest four people trying to

change $6,800 in counterfeit notes. Li Sithar, one of the counterfeiters, said

he bought the fake notes at Thmar Pouk district, Banteay Mean Chey. This is the

second such incident in a week involving phony dollars - last week Phnom Penh

police caught two men with $20,000 in counterfeit.

Mar 20: Five armed robbers, dressed in military uniform, enter a house

in Anlung Kngan village, Phnom Penh, and take $580, two motorcycles and a wrist

watch. Nobody is injured in the raid.

Mar 21: Thach Chor, 34, is killed with a machete by his

brother-in-law, policeman Sin Chamreon, while they are eating and drinking in

Ream Kun village at 10 pm, Maung Russei district, Battambang. Though the killer

has been identified police are still trying to find him.

Mar 21: Vong Vita, 35, A Kampuchea Krom Khmer, is arrested after a

revenge attack where he cut a Vietnamese national in the urban slum on Sothearos

Bvd, Sangkat Tonle Bassac, Phnom Penh.

Mar 22: A truck turned over on a broken bridge, killing the driver, on

Route II in Cheung Keub commune, Kandal Stung district, Kandal.

Mar 22: Phnom Penh military police arrest three Vietnamese

nationals who poisoned a can of beer and offered it to a shop-owner in order to

steal his jewelry, near Stung mean Chey bridge in Phnom Penh.

Mar 22: Phnom Penh court sentences Thar Li, 35, to a one year

suspended prison sentence for unintentional homicide. Li's old ferry boat sank

causing three people to drown near the Phnom Penh port in January.

Mar 23: A hand grenade explodes at 11.30 am in House 23 on Street 528

in Sangkat Beongkak I, Phnom Penh. No one is injured. A government soldier who

caused the explosion, Nhien Chak, is stopped by police but is later set free

after having his other hand grenade confiscated.

Mar 25: A Toyota Land Cruiser (plated NGO 731) belonging to Concern is

stolen by six robbers armed with a B40, M16 and two AK rifles at 12 noon in Both

Trang commune, Mongkolborei district, Banteay Mean Chey.

Mar 25: Two men, armed with a handgun, riding a Crystal motorcycle rob

school teacher Heng Sarun of her Honda Dream motorcycle at 7.20 pm on street 85

in Sangkat Beongkengkang III, Khan Chamkamon, Phnom Penh.

Mar 27: A Chinese Singaporian man is arrested for allegedly possessing

4 kgs of heroin by border police at Poipet in Banteay Mean Chey. He was trying

to transport the drugs from Thailand to a third country via Cambodia.

Mar 29: A gang of 12 to 15 Khmer Rouge guerrillas attack Bakan

district town, Pursat, killing a policeman and his wife.

Mar 31: Two Vietnamese nationals are arrested at 8.30 pm by police

while trying to steal a motorcycle at House 125 on Street 199, Phnom

Penh.

- Summarized and translated by Moeun Chhean Nariddh from Khmer

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