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Police Blotter: 20 May, 1994

Police Blotter: 20 May, 1994

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May 2: Two armed burglars enter a house in Turk Laak district at 7.30

pm and steal: one diamond ring; three damlungs and six chi of gold and $700.

 

May 2: Police shoot dead Fa Yang, a 30 year old Vietnamese national,

while he is attempting to steal Lay Chandara's C90 motocycle at 8.30 pm at Wat

Phnom.

May 3: District police detain three people carrying outlawed

handguns who allegedly intended to sabotage the city at Orussei district 11.

May 4: Police kill an armed bandit while he is attempting to steal a

Cub50 motocycle at 5 am on road 29 Tonle Basaac District, Khan Chamka Mon. The

owner of the motorcycle was wounded in the incident.

May 6: A Corona car driven by Keo Srysrors is stolen by three armed

gunmen in front of Wat Botum.

May 6: Three robbers armed with handguns steal a C100 motocycle from

Khem Sarineth at 5.30 pm in front of Wat Botum

May 7: Phnom Penh Criminal Investigation Police arrest three women

involved in prostitution trafficking who allegedly lured a 14 year old girl from

Koh Krabey into prostitution.

May 7: Five robbers carrying a K54 handgun shoot dead police official

Chey San, 32, and take his C100 motocycle at 2.30 pm in front of Tuol Svay Prey

school

May 10: Police arrest a criminal who allegedly killed two people last

year.

May 10: Landlord Poun Thien, 43, is killed and another landlord is

injured in Au Andong, Mean Chey district. The motive for the attack is said to

be revenge.

May 11: Than Tha, 26, is shot dead by an unidentified gunman

for no apparent reason at 1.30 pm in a house in Beong Salang, Toul Kork

district.

May 11: Two bandits with one K54 handgun steal Srun Sokleng's Cub90

motocycle at 10 am at Wat Toul Tumpoung, Chamka Mon district.

May 11: A Moto-taxi driver has his Delux 50 motorcycle stolen by two

bandits carrying a K54 handgun at 10 am on street 318, Toul Kork.

May 11: Hing Mean, a16 year old school student, has his C100

motorcycle stolen by two armed thieves at 11.20 am just east of Le President

Hotel.

May 11: Three armed men in military uniforms shake down at gunpoint

moto-taxi driver Puy Sam Sak, 33, and take his C50 moto-taxi at 12.45 pm on

street 5, Russey Keo district.

May 12: A white double pickup hilux vehicle (5-4203) belonging to

Unicef is stolen in front of the World Education office between 8.15 and 8.45

am.

May 13: Police apprehend four armed men violating state rule by

illegally setting up a bogus police check-point and collecting money from

passers-by on highway one at 8.35 am near the Dey Eth school, Kien Svay

district. When apprehended the men were in the process of stopping a bus and

extorting 200,000 riel from the passengers.

Investigations revealed

three of the men were rogue police and the other was a soldier. Two AK47 with 48

cartridges, a C50 motorcycle and some Police Order Note Pads were confiscated

from the men.

- Summarized from Khmer newspapers by Heng Sok

Chheng

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