Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Police Blotter: 19 Sep 2011



Police Blotter: 19 Sep 2011

Police Blotter: 19 Sep 2011

Crack shot at tyre ends speedy police chase
A HIGH-SPEED shootout came to an abrupt halt yesterday after police shot out the back tyre of a truck allegedly transporting illegal timber in Kampong Thom province’s Baray district. Police said they attempted to pull over the truck when suspects inside opened fire. Three of the four male gunmen escaped on foot after police fired back, deflating a back tyre of the truck and causing it to crash. The one suspect who was arrested suffered a broken leg and is being detained by police for questioning.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Empty dinner plate leads son to violence
A SON accused of smashing a plate over his father’s head was arrested on Friday in Pursat province’s Pursat district. The victim said his son had returned home after drinking heavily late on Friday night and became very angry because there was no food left over from dinner for him to eat. He then allegedly broke a plate over his father’s head. Police arrested the suspect, who they said has been jailed on three previous occasions.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Translator loses teeth in motorbike smash
A TRANSLATOR for M&V manufacturing company suffered from facial fractures and lost several teeth in a motorbike accident on Thursday in Kampong Chhnang province’s Kampong Chhnang district. Police said the victim, 35, attempted to take a turn, but crashed because he was driving too fast. He was taken by an ambulance to a local hospital, where he still recovering.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Thief tracked down in Sihanoukville town
A CLUMSY thief left his motorbike at the scene of crime where he was allegedly stealing electrical wire on Friday in Sihanoukville. The victim said she caught the suspect, aged 28, cutting pieces of electrical wire from outside her home. He then fled the scene leaving behind his motorbike. Police said they used information regarding the registered motorbike to track the suspect to his residence and make an arrest.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Motorbike crash leaves two dead, one injured
A MOTORBIKE crash left two 21-year-old men dead and another teenager seriously injured yesterday in Kampong Cham province’s Tbong Khmum district. Police said the victims were travelling to Suong commune when the driver of the motorbike lost control and slammed into a pillar beneath a bridge. Police also confirmed that the two victims died at the scene, while the lone survivor, aged 19, had been hospitalised.
RASMEI KAMPUCHEA

MOST VIEWED

  • Phnom Penh unveils rules for post-lockdown transition

    The Phnom Penh Municipal Administration issued a set of detailed guidelines for the seven days to May 12 after the capital emerges from lockdown at the onset of May 6. In the 14-page document signed by municipal governor Khuong Sreng released on the evening of May 5, the

  • SBI LY HOUR Bank Launches Cross Border Money Transfer Service between Cambodia and Vietnam on RippleNet, utilizing DLT

    SBI LY HOUR Bank Plc and Hanoi-based Tien Phong Commercial Joint Stock Bank (TPBank) on Friday launched the first Cambodia-Vietnam money transfer service in real currency via RippleNet, provided by SBI Ripple Asia Co Ltd to provide safe, fast and convenient services. SBI LY HOUR

  • Gov’t issues guidelines as lockdown nears end

    The government has issued a five-page set of instructions to be enforced when the three-week lockdown of Phnom Penh and adjacent Takmao town in Kandal province ends on May 6. According to an announcement signed by Prime Minister Hun Sen on May 4, the instructions cover a

  • Cambodia ready to exit LDC status

    Cambodia is well-prepared to minimise economic risks when it graduates from its Least Developed Countries status, according to a senior official at the Ministry of Commerce on May 7. Four LDCs – Cambodia, Laos, Bangladesh and Nepal – met at a virtual workshop last week to explore potential

  • Tottenham Hotspur to wear ISF Cambodia logo on jerseys in match against Sheffield United

    Last year, the Indochina Starfish Foundation (ISF) – an NGO providing education to underprivileged children in Cambodia – made global headlines with its “socially distanced” football initiative. This year, a world-class football club – Tottenham Hotspur FC – will wear special edition jerseys to show their support for ISF

  • Nine US franchises eye Cambodia debut

    Nine famous US franchising companies are looking for business opportunities and expansion into Cambodia to build a footstep for a strong foundation in Southeast Asia. The US embassy in Phnom Penh, in partnership with the US Foreign Commercial Service and with support from the American