Police Blotter: 17Dec 2008

Police Blotter: 17Dec 2008

police.jpg
police.jpg

ATTEMPTED SUICIDE BLAMED ON SISTER

Khim Srey Mao, a 19-year-old garment worker, was rescued Monday by police after she attempted suicide by jumping off Chroy Changvar bridge in Phnom Penh. Khim Srey Mao said that she wanted to kill herself because she was scolded by her older sister, whom she lives with.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

GOLD ROBBER ARRESTED MID-GAME

Following the arrest warrant by a Prey Veng provincial court, Kien Svay police arrested Phin Sothearith, 22, for allegedly being part of a gang which robbed gold sellers. He was arrested Monday morning in Kandal province while he was watching a volleyball game.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

NECKLACE SNATCHER CAUGHT IN MARKET

Bei Rasmey, 20, living in Phnom Penh, was arrested Friday for allegedly snatching a woman's necklace. Police spotted the robbery and chased the robber to Phsa Daem Kor, where he got off a motorbike and ran into the market. He was then arrested by market security officers.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

FRIENDS BEATEN AFTER CONCERT

Two friends were attacked by a gang of people when they returned home after watching a concert on Saturday in Kampot province. Cheng Korb, 24, was hit in the head with a stone. His friend Meas Kong was caught by the gang and suffered severe injuries, including a skull fracture and a broken leg.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

'DOCILE' MAN ATTACKED BY GANG

Chea Kompheak, 20, sustained serious head injuries after he was attacked by a gang armed with bamboo sticks while walking to his home in Kampong Chhnang province last Wednesday. The victim's mother, Nhem Sopheap, 44, said that her son was very docile, so the police inferred the attackers mistook the man for someone else.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

SUSPECTED GANG MEMBERS CAUGHT

Sum Vibol, 26, from Phnom Penh, was arrested Saturday while he was dealing drugs and is also suspected of being part of a crime gang. Another suspect, Sok Chandy, was arrested after the police found a devicel that he uses for stealing motorbikes in his pocket.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

MOST VIEWED

  • Proof giants walked among us humans?

    For years a debate has waged about whether certain bas relief carvings at the 12th-century To Prohm Temple, one of the most popular attractions at the Angkor Wat Temple Complex in Siem Reap province, depicted dinosaurs or some rather less exotic and more contemporary animal,

  • New US bill ‘is a violation of Cambodian independence’

    After a US congressmen introduced bipartisan legislation that will enact sanctions on Cambodian officials responsible for “undermining democracy” in the Kingdom, government officials and the ruling Cambodian People’s Party on Sunday said they regarded the potential action as the “violation of independence and sovereignty

  • Long way to go before Cambodia gets a ‘smart city’

    Phnom Penh, Siem Reap and Battambang will struggle to attain smart city status without adopting far reaching master plans, according to officials tasked with implementing the program. The brainchild of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), the smart city program seeks to link up

  • Japan bank buys major stake in ANZ Royal Bank

    Japan's largest bank acquired more than half of ANZ’s shares in Cambodia on Thursday, according to a statement from Kith Meng’s Royal Group. Japan's JTrust Bank, announced that they had acquired a 55% of stake in ANZ Royal Bank. According to a Royal Group