Police Blotter: 10 Dec 2008

Police Blotter: 10 Dec 2008

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POLICE ARREST ARMED ROBBERS

Robbers Chan Chhoeuy, 27, Chan Chhan, 23, and Chea Smath, 27, were arrested on Saturday and Sunday for the armed robbery of Tith Sam Aun, 40, on Friday in Trapaing Ksach village in Svay Rieng's Romeas Haek district. They are accused of stealing a necklace, bracelet, earrings and clothes from the victim at gunpoint, shooting in the air twice to scare the victim's wife who had tried to stop them. Another accomplice in the robbery escaped.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

POLICE PULL UP MARIJUANA FIELD

Police uprooted and destroyed about 270 marijuana plants on Monday in a farm in Anglong Mak Praing village in Kampot. The owner of the farm, Then Chamroeun, 40, escaped arrest.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

 

ROBBERS FAKE BROKEN LEG INJURY

Phou Chileing, 40, was robbed of a ring, 150,000 riels and his mobile phone when he stopped his motorbike in front of Kampot provincial town hall. The robbers pretended that one had a broken leg and asked the victim for directions to a local doctor. They grabbed Phou Chileing by the throat, took his belongings and fled the scene.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

ONE ARRESTED FOR THEFT OF MOTORBIKE 

Vay Nang, 20, was arrested on Friday, one month after he and his friends had robbed a motorbike from Duong Sophea, a 31-year-old military policeman, in Samaki village in Phnom Penh's Russey Keo district. Police are seeking the other robbers, who used swords, knives and sticks to rob the victim.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

WELDER SHOCKED TO DEATH

Yan Kheun, 23, died on Sunday after being electrocuted while trying to connect his welding torch in Meanchey village and district, Phnom Penh. The construction worker wanted to finish his work on some iron bars, despite his supervisor telling him not to work on a Sunday. 
KOH SANTEPHEAP

TWO MOTOBIKE ROBBERS ARRESTED

Mech Phanna and San Dara, both 22, were arrested on Friday for a motorbike robbery on November 28 in Toeuk La'ork 1 commune in Phnom Penh's Tuol Kork district. The victim, Kong Kim Sath, filed a complaint with police who caught the pair a week later when they left Tvea Neak guesthouse, Phnom Penh.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

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