Police Blotter: 17 June , 1994

Police Blotter: 17 June , 1994

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May 30: A police lieutenant and a military captain are arrested and

accused of robbing a gold store on May 26 in Kandal market, Phnom Penh.

June 2: Malaysian born Huy Hotong, working for the Farmers'

Bank in Phnom Penh, is robbed of his Toyota Hilux car when arriving at his house

on Street 240 by two men armed with a handgun at 9.50 pm.

June 4: Police arrest Ok Soeun, 25, a major in the RCAF and Police

Lieutenant Chhoun Ratana, 20. The pair are suspected of stealing a Cefiro car

which police confiscate from them.

June 4: An unidentified armed group of men fire three B40 shells and

several AK47 shots at the house of Pheng Kim, deputy governor of Stung Treng

province. The attack injures two of the 18 people staying in the house.

June 5: A taxi driver beats back Pang Cheng, 40, who was attempting to

steal steal his moto. Wat Sopheakhuon villagers catch Cheng near the Pochentong

Airport and hand him to police.

June 5: Five men armed with handguns steal a C100 Honda and a C50

motorcycle on Street 240 near the Olympic stadium.

June 6: A gang of four robbers enters the house of former Kandal

province governor Yem Yon and steal 150,000 riels and some valuables at 8 pm in

Takhmoa.

June 6: Three men are arrested by police while trying to steal

motorcycles. Two of the men are captains in the RCAF and police confiscate their

K54 handguns.

June 7: Chea Sami, 75, a prominent actress and Khmer traditional dance

teacher passes away from illness at 3 pm. Sami devoted her life, since she was

five, to Khmer classical dance.

June 7: Phai Sopheap, 26, is shot dead by five criminals who broke

into his house and robbed him of some gold at 10.10 pm in Toul Kei village,

Phnom Penh.

June 8: Two people are knifed and shot dead in a land dispute between

two neighboring families near the Stung Mean Chey radio station, Phnom Penh.

June 9: Phnom Penh Court tries and sentences Vietnamese national

Nugyen Yang Thav, 30, to five years imprisonment for his notorious robberies in

the city.

June 10: A woman is killed and two people are wounded when a gang of

armed men loot and set fire to a taxi car on Route 5 in Krako district, Pursat.

-Summarized from Khmer newspapers by Moeun Chhean Nariddh.

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