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

Police Blotter: 19 Jan 2009

Police Blotter: 19 Jan 2009

police.jpg
police.jpg

AUSSIE TOURIST FOUND DEAD

An Australian tourist was found dead at the Green Lake Guesthouse in Phnom Penh at 2pm Friday. Christopher Settie, 48, had entered Cambodia in December and checked into the guesthouse on January 11. At this stage, the cause of death is unknown.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

TRIPLE MURDER TO BE INVESTIGATED

Police are investigating the triple murder of a money-lender, his wife and a maid in their house in Prek Pra commune in Phnom Penh on Friday. Sok Hea, 44, Uk Sopheap, 39, and Mom Skny, 24, were all found dead with cuts to the neck. Two motorbikes and other property were stolen from the house. Police believe the suspect could have been a spiteful debtor, but investigations are still continuing.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

MAN ARRESTED FOR RAPING DAUGHTER

A 53-year-old man was arrested on Friday for the alleged rape of his 15-year-old daughter in Boeung Ta Prum commune, Sihanoukville. The man is accused of raping his daughter more than 40 times until she told her mother to report him to the police.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

UNEXPLODED BOMB KILLS 16-YEAR-OLD

One boy was killed and another man seriously injured when old bombs they found went off in Memot district in Kampong Cham province on Thursday evening. Yun Mao, 16, died at the district hospital, while Hong Hoi, 30, was taken to Calmette Hospital in serious condition. Police believe the bombs were left over from the war. The men were using the bombs to catch fish in the Prek Chhlaung river when they exploded.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

POLICEMAN SHOT WHILE DRINKING

A Stung Treng provincial policeman, Phoeung La, 42, was shot by an unknown suspect while drinking with four other people on a farm on Thursday. The victim was taken to hospital. Police are now investigating the case.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

PHONE THIEF GETS BEATEN BY OWNER

Heng Sambath, 26, was severely beaten after being caught with a stolen cell phone by the phone's owner, Ek Chhaya, 24, on Friday. Heng Sambath pretended to buy cigarettes from Ek Chhaya when he took the phone. Police have the suspect in custody.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

MOST VIEWED

  • Breaking: US House passes 'Cambodia Democracy Act'

    The US House of Representatives in Washington, DC, on Monday, passed the “HR 526 Cambodia Democracy Act”, also known as the Cambodia Democracy Act of 2019. If signed off by the president, the bill will allow two major sets of action to be taken against high-ranking Cambodian

  • ‘Zero-dollar’ tours under fire

    Minister of Tourism Thong Khon has blamed “zero-dollar” tour operators for the decrease in foreign tourists to Angkor Archaeological Park in the first half of this year and has called for action against them. Angkor Archaeological Park received 1.24 million foreign visitors in the first half

  • Breaking: Rubbish found packed inside 83 containers at S'ville port

    Eighty-three containers packed with rubbish were broken open at Sihanoukville Autonomous Port by joint authorities on Tuesday. The origin of the containers has yet to be ascertained, Ministry of Environment spokesman Neth Pheaktra said. Pheaktra, who is also the ministry’s secretary of state, said

  • Some jobs off limits to foreigners from August

    Beginning from the second week of August, foreigners will be banned from driving taxis and tuk-tuks, as well as being motorcycle delivery drivers, street food vendors, hairdressers and product distributors among other lower-income jobs. Some white-collar jobs such as the head of human resources will