Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Police Blotter: 12 Dec 2008




Police Blotter: 12 Dec 2008

Police Blotter: 12 Dec 2008

police.jpg
police.jpg

BIKE CRASH KILLS ONE, INJURES THREE

Vietnamese teen Yaing Than Lou, 16, was killed when two motorbikes crashed on Wednesday in Lou village in Phnom Penh's Russey Keo district. Three other passengers were taken to hospital.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

PHONE THIEVES CAUGHT REDHANDED

Kim Touch, 19, and Aun Mao, 18, were arrested by police on Monday immediately after stealing a cell phone from market seller Em Rum, 29, at Ang Ta Som market in Takeo's Tram Kak district. The men were sent to court on Wednesday.  
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

MAN ARRESTED FOR STEALING FROM MONK

Police arrested a man on Wednesday for breaking into a monk's residence in Srah Kraing Banteay Pagoda in Pich Entrea village in Takeo's Samroang district. The man was seen entering the house through the roof on Monday, while the monk was out, and stole money and a DVD player. The monk made a report to police on discovering his property was stolen, with information on the robber's identity given by pagoda boys and nuns. 
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

 
CHEATED OF MOTO BY EX-GIRLFRIEND

Suon Chhay, 20, was cheated of his motorbike by ex-girlfriend, Seang Lyly, who works as a beer girl at Soup Phnom Phleung Restaurant near the TVK station in Phnom Penh. The victim had originally made a statement to police saying that he had been robbed by three armed men. However, an inquiry revealed that Suon Chhay had actually lent the bike to Seang Lyly on Tuesday, who had driven it to Sorya shopping centre with a new boyfriend. The motorbike had then been taken by the boyfriend. Seang Lyly has been arrested by police. 
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

BAG-SNATCHING GANG MEMBER CAUGHT

Ly Sun Heng, 20, was arrested on Saturday in front of the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh for being one of five gang members who attacked and robbed two foreigners on October 19. The gang stole bags from Lynne Kelty, 39, and Brooks Evans, 29, as they walked along street 130, Phnom Penh.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

MOST VIEWED

  • Kingdom accepts Chinese vaccine, PM first to get jab

    Prime Minister Hun Sen said China would offer Cambodia an immediate donation of one million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine produced by the Sinopharm company. In an audio message addressing the public on the night of January 15, he said Cambodia has accepted the offer and

  • Reeling in Cambodia’s real estate sector

    A new norm sets the scene but risks continue to play out in the background A cold wind sweeps through the streets of Boeung Trabek on an early January morning as buyers and traders engage in commerce under bright blue skies. From a distance, the

  • Hun Sen: Lakes filled in for national developments

    Prime Minister Hun Sen has announced continued operations to fill some lakes in Phnom Penh to create land for developments, though he is against the unrelated practice of damming rivers or blocking waterways. Speaking at the inauguration of the Ministry of Public Works and Transport

  • Koh Preus upgrades 70% complete

    Initial construction of a nearly $30 million tourism infrastructure project on Preah Sihanouk province’s Koh Preus Island is “about 70 per cent complete”, according to an official with the developer. Heng Thou, construction site manager of Angela Real Estate Co Ltd (ARE), told The Post that

  • Local media loses a giant, and The Post a great friend

    Cheang Sokha, a gifted and streetwise reporter who rose to the highest ranks of Cambodian media and was beloved for his sharp intelligence, world-class humour and endless generosity, died on Friday in his hometown of Phnom Penh. He was 42. His wife, Sok Sophorn, said he

  • Cambodia, India agree to start direct flights, tourism exchanges

    Cambodia and India have agreed to start direct flight connections and promote closer tourism exchanges and cooperation in all areas after the Covid-19 saga comes to a close. The agreement was reached during a meeting between Cambodian Minister of Tourism Thong Khon and newly-minted Indian