Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Police Blotter: 19 Aug 2009




Police Blotter: 19 Aug 2009

Police Blotter: 19 Aug 2009

Content image - Phnom Penh Post

MAN ATTACKED FOR GAZING AT GANGSTERS
A construction worker was attacked with stones and severely wounded in the head by a gang for looking at their faces. The event happened on Sunday night in front of a jeans factory in Tuol Sangke commune in Phnom Penh's Russei Keo district. The victim, who was taken to Calmette Hospital, was known as May Kruoch, 24, from Prey Veng province.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

KHMERICAN BUSTED OVER RANSOM STING
A Cambodian-American man was arrested for colluding with two other comrades to kidnap his ex-fiancee, Sin Somuntha, who had broken off the engagement, by asking for US$50,000 in ransom from her older sister on August 6. Police identified the suspect as Alexander Brown, 29, of Teuk Thla commune in Phnom Penh's Russei Keo district. He tricked the victim into collecting US$2,000 he owed her at his house and detained her there.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

MAN KILLS GRANNY OVER 400,000 riels
After an investigation, police found that 89-year-old Heng Kiem was killed in her house in Kampot province's Kampong Trach district by her own 30-year-old grandson Phou Kob. The suspect said he had been angry with his grandma for accusing him of stealing 400,000 riels from her. He beat his grandma to death with a spade, tied the body up and took a pair of earrings from her ears before escaping on August 11. The body was found by her neighbours three days later, and the suspect was arrested by police on Saturday.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

MAN DRINKS POISON AFTER KILLING GIRl
Kong Theary, a 24-year-old farmer from the Sa'ang district of Kandal province, drank poison to kill himself at a pagoda in Phnom Penh's Steung Meanchey commune on Monday to escape punishment after killing his 14-year-old neighbour, Khna Vuchkiev, who rejected his love. The victim was stabbed 42 times with a knife and died immediately on the scene on Sunday. Kong Theary is in a critical condition at a hospital in Phnom Penh and is expected to be detained and sent back to his home province.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

BELT ATTACK BRINGS HAMMER REPRISAL
A man was arrested on Sunday for allegedly attempting to murder another man. The suspect, Phuong Sovan, 25, hit Oeun Saroeun, male, 22, three times with a hammer on August 15 in the Sa'ang Phnom commune of Kandal province. The attack was an act of revenge because the victim had hit the suspect three times with a belt. The victim was seriously wounded and taken to hospital.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

MOST VIEWED

  • ‘Kingdom one of safest to visit in Covid-19 era’

    The Ministry of Tourism on January 12 proclaimed Cambodia as one of the safest countries to visit in light of the Kingdom having been ranked number one in the world by the Senegalese Economic Prospective Bureau for its success in handling the Covid-19 pandemic. In rankings

  • Ministry mulls ASEAN+3 travel bubble

    The Ministry of Tourism plans to launch a travel bubble allowing transit between Cambodia and 12 other regional countries in a bid to resuscitate the tourism sector amid crushing impact of the ongoing spread of Covid-19, Ministry of Tourism spokesman Top Sopheak told The Post on

  • 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

  • PM asks India for vaccine help

    Prime Minister Hun Sen is seeking assistance from India for the provision of Covid-19 vaccines as the country has produced its own vaccine which is scheduled to be rolled out to more than 300 million Indians this year. The request was made during his meeting with

  • One million Chinese Covid-19 jabs to start rolling in from February

    The government has confirmed that Covid-19 vaccines from China are set to begin arriving in Cambodia by February. This came as the Ministry of Health recorded two imported cases of Covid-19 on January 18. While calling on people to remain vigilant against the pandemic, ministry spokeswoman