Oct. 29: Three armed men rob moto-taxi driver Sok Savoeun, 30, of his Deluxe
50 near the TV antenna in Toul Kork.
Oct. 30: Phnom Penh Criminal Investigation Police arrest Heng Sophat, 28,
in Phnom Penh Tmei commune, Russey Keo district, and charge him with armed robbery.
A K54 handgun and a Cub 50 motorbike are confiscated.
Oct. 30: People in Somroang Leu commune, Phnom Penh, beat to death a criminal
in the act of robbing Sin Vanna, 31, of a motorbike. The robber, who had shot and
wounded Vanna, is killed by villagers when his handgun runs out of bullets.
Nov. 1: Traffic policeman Seng Bun Thorn, 28, robbed of his Suzuki motorbike
by two armed men in front of the office of the Council of Ministers on Pochentong
Nov. 1: Unsuccessful robbery occurs on Street 251 when motor-taxi driver Gnet
Bun Tha, 24, resists robber and grabs his rifle, leaving him to flee empty-handed.
Nov. 3: Two men armed with a handgun rob Reach Sovann, 29, of his motorbike
at 7pm on Kampuchea Krom Street.
Nov. 3: Police arrest Sriv Kong, 35, near Psar Tmei market, Phnom Penh, and
charge him with "persuading people to play cards" after he won six motorbikes
and other valuables.
Nov. 3: Phnom Penh police arrest Phin Chea, 24, at Beong Kak lake while attempting
to break into a house at 1:30am.
Nov. 4: Police discover the body of a man in his early 20s floating in Beong
Ha lake, Phnom Penh. The victim was strangled with a piece of black nylon rope
Nov. 4: Police launch investigation into the fatal shooting of Lt. Khun Chri,
26, working at the National Security Ministry.
Nov. 4: Police arrest Soy Sim, 19, and Im Ty, 27, near Psah Chah market, Phnom
Penh, and confiscate a motorbike and a K54 handgun.
Nov. 5: Three armed men on a motorbike rob Gech Luong, 44, of her motorbike
at the corner of Streets 22 and 63 at 12 noon.
Nov. 5: Two thieves carrying handguns rob Ok Virak, 29, of his motorbike on
Street 310 at 6:40pm.
Nov. 6: Uk Sophealy, 28, working for Samart mobile phone company, is shot
and seriously wounded at 6:30pm when a man armed with a handgun steals her Crystal
motorbike on Street 178 in front of her office.
Nov. 6: Four family-members murdered at midnight by unidentified criminals
in Svay Rieng district, Svay Rieng province. Police launch investigation.
Nov. 6: Thai national Soum Yin, 40, working for Redd Barna, held up and robbed
on Street 228 by four armed men at 7:45pm. One Land Cruiser, $2,000, 2,000 baht and
one gold necklace are stolen. The car is later recovered by police at Neak Loeung
ferry ten hours later when a middle man attempts to take it to Vietnam.
Nov. 7: A brothel madam and her husband are arrested by police on Street 70
at Toul Kork and charged with buying kidnapped student Srey Onn, 14.
Nov. 8 : Dangko district police arrest Touch Meth, 31, and Mar Kon, 35, and
confiscate an AK-47 rifle and a motorbike in Pek Kdei commune. The two are believed
to have stolen six cows and sold them to a butcher.
Nov. 10: Khan 7 Makara police arrest three men accused of stealing a Russian-made
lorry belonging to the Phnom Penh Transportation Company on Nov. 7.
Nov. 10: Sok Nguon, 50, shot and killed and his Cub 90 motorbike stolen by
two men armed with a K59 handgun on Pochentong Street near the office of the Council
of the Ministers at 6:30pm.
Nov. 10: Police arrest Yan Sim, 31, near Wat Stung Meanchey, Phnom Penh, at
2:30am and charge him with attempted robbery. A Deluxe 50 motorbike and a K59 handgun
- Summarized and translated from local Khmer newspapers by Moeun Chhean Nariddh.