Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Police Blotter: 14 Jun 2011



Police Blotter: 14 Jun 2011

Police Blotter: 14 Jun 2011

Man kills himself after daughter weds Thai
A 42-YEAR-OLD man hanged himself after he discovered that his daughter had married a Thai national in Poipet town on Saturday. Police said that his daughter had worked in Thailand for years. When he found out his daughter agreed to marry a Thai man he became infuriated and demanded she return to Cambodia, but she refused. Police said he was embarrassed and could not face his neighbours, so he left home. His wife filed a report to police, who found him the following day hanging from a tree.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

Drunken stabbing leads to one arrest
A 23-YEAR-OLD man was arrested after he allegedly stabbed a victim in Poipet town on Friday. Police said that the victim was heavily intoxicated and was cursing at other villagers. He then threatened the suspect, who is suspected of  stabbing the victim with a knife. The man was sent to hospital while police arrested the suspect and sent him to court.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

Two arrested over motorbike robbery
POLICE in Phnom Penh’s Chamkarmon district arrested two men accused of robbing a victim’s motorbike on Saturday. Police said police were patrolling the street and became suspicious of the suspects because their motorbike had no licence plate. Police tried to stop them but they refused and escaped. A chase ensued and they were arrested. The suspects have been sent to court and police are searching for the owner of the motorbike.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Gamers get a dose of reality after crackdown
POLICE in Kampong Cham town seized 12 computer games and detained six people on Saturday. Police said that four of the suspects were students while the other two were the owners of an business, suspected of being run illegally. Police said they did not have permission from authorities to open the shop. Police educated the suspects to stop playing computer games and to close the illegal business before the computer games are destroyed.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Six arrested after necklace robbery
SIX people were arrested after they allegedly stole a necklace in Kampong Thom’s Baray district on Saturday. Police said that the victims were young boys who were robbed by a group of suspects after their mother brought them to a market. The suspects escaped in a car but police chased after the suspects, arrested them and returned the necklaces to the victims.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

MOST VIEWED

  • Restrictions re-imposed in capital as Covid cases surge

    Amid the ongoing community outbreak of Covid-19, which has shown no sign of subsiding with 750 infections and 10 deaths reported on June 2 alone, the Phnom Penh Municipal Administration has decided to re-impose the suspension of all occupations and business activities deemed as posing high risk of

  • Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville expressway 51% complete

    The construction of the nearly $2 billion Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville Expressway is 51.35 per cent complete and is expected to be finished in 2023, according to Ministry of Public Works and Transport secretary of state Vasim Sorya. Invested in by Cambodian PPSHV Expressway Co Ltd, the first expressway in

  • First 7-Eleven store to open mid-June, ambassador says

    Thai retail conglomerate CP All Pcl will open Cambodia’s first 7-Eleven convenience store in mid-June, Cambodian ambassador to Thailand Ouk Sorphorn told The Post on June 1. The Bangkok-listed 7-Eleven franchise operator, the retail arm of Charoen Pokphand Group Co Ltd, granted CP All (Cambodia)

  • With herd immunity likely in 2022, is Cambodia ready to reopen for tourism?

    The government aims to inoculate 80 per cent of the target population by June next year, giving it a head start among regional peers to reboot the sector but first, it has to do a few things to up its game A sign on a glass

  • US embassy guard gets Covid despite two doses of Pfizer jab

    The Covid-19 tracking commission on June 4 said a security guard at the US embassy in Phnom Penh had contracted the novel coronavirus, despite having received a second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech shot two weeks ago. Embassy spokesperson Chad Roedemeier confirmed the SARS-CoV-2 infection to The

  • US wants 'full access' to Ream Naval Base

    On June 11, the US embassy's Defense Attaché Colonel Marcus M Ferrara visited Ream Nava Base in coordination with Cambodian officials following the recent approval of Prime minister Hun Sen to allay the concerns on Chinese military presence at the base as raised by US Deputy