Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Police Blotter: 22 Jun 2011



Police Blotter: 22 Jun 2011

Police Blotter: 22 Jun 2011

Drunken axe attack leads to one arrested
A 66-YEAR-OLD man was arrested on Thursday after he allegedly hacked a 35-year-old man with an axe in Banteay Meanchey province’s Thmar Puok district. Military police said the suspect and the victim drank alcohol together. The victim then allegedly punched the suspect in the face and the suspect then grabbed an axe and hacked the victim twice in the head and escaped from the scene. Military police arrested him and sent him to provincial court, while the victim was hospitalised.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Four suspects sought after home invasion
POLICE are looking for four men accused of robbing a home and stealing two motorbikes on Sunday in Kampot’s Teuk Chhou district. Police said that four armed men raided a house and tied up three men, aged 21, 23 and 27. They then made off with two motorbikes. The three victims were not injured in the robbery and reported it to police, who are searching for the suspects.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Police cracking down on shootings in Kampot
POLICE are searching for suspects who allegedly fired guns more than 10 times on Wednesday in Kampot province’s Kampot town. Police said that no one was injured in the shooting, but people living there felt scared. The reason for the shooting was not known. On Tuesday, a man fired three times at a nightclub and escaped. Residents have since called for police to crack down on shootings.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Three arrested after robbery in market
STUNG Sen town police in Kampong Thom province sent three men to provincial court after they were accused of stealing a hand bag from a 33-year-old woman on Thursday. Police said the victim was at a local market when the suspects, aged 25 and 27, snatched her handbag containing US$50 and a mobile phone. The victim reported the crime to police who searched a guesthouse and arrested the three suspects.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Woman killed in traffic accident in Phnom Penh
A 31-YEAR-OLD woman died in a traffic accident on Saturday afternoon in Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district. The victim was driving home with her husband when another motorbike driven by a woman crashed into her. The victim died immediately at the scene after her head hit the road. Her husband and the other driver were critically injured. The wounded victims were hospitalised.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

MOST VIEWED

  • Municipal hall releases map detailing colour coded Covid risks by commune

    Phnom Penh municipal governor Khuong Sreng released an official map detailing the red, yellow and dark yellow zones within the city under the new lockdown orders for Phnom Penh announced on April 26. The designation of red, dark yellow and yellow corresponds to areas with high,

  • Inter-provincial travel ban lifted; Phnom Penh and Takmao not exempted

    The government on April 25 decided to lift the inter-provincial travel ban and the closure of tourist attractions across the country, effectively immediately. The travel ban and closures of all resorts were imposed on April 6 and 17 respectively in a bid to curb the spread of Covid-19,

  • 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

  • Phnom Penh, Takmao lockdown extended for another week

    The government late on April 26 announced an extension of lockdown in Phnom Penh and adjacent Takmao town in Kandal province for another seven days – or longer if residents do not comply with Covid-19 preventive measures and the community outbreak does not subside – until May 5. According

  • Gov't mulls extension of Phnom Penh, Takmao lockdown

    The Inter-ministerial National Commission for the Control and Enforcement of Lockdown held a video conference meeting on April 25 to review a draft document on the extension of lockdown in Phnom Penh and adjacent Kandal province’s Takmao town. The meeting was chaired by Minister of

  • 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