July 6: Deng Gnar, 20, a construction worker, was arrested by policemen
after he raped his 10-year-old niece at his house while she was bringing a plate
to her sister in Psah Tauch village, Russei Keo district. Police said the capture
came after the victim's family complained to the court.
July 7: Sun Thary, 19, was arrested by local authorities after he killed a
girl, Khim Srey Poeu,12, while she was on a boat to pick lotus fruit in a lake in
Touk Meas commune, Banteay Meas district, Kampot. The criminal confessed that he
attempted to rape the girl, but she was stronger than him and then he killed her.
July 8: Two thieves, Vietnamese brothers Minh Moeung, 33, and Minh Maing,
36, were beaten to death while trying to escape after they stole a motorbike on Kampuchea
Krom street in Mita Pheap commune, 7 January district.
July 8: Srei San, 21, a policeman from the Ministry of Interior, was shot
dead and his body dropped in Batheay district, Kampong Cham. Srei Samnang, an elder
sister of the victim said her younger brother, who lost a motorbike, one damleung
of necklace, and a ring, was shot five times in the body and his hands were tied
behind his back.
July 8: An unidentified thief was shot dead by a policeman after he stole
a motorbike in Monorom commune precinct, 7 January district. Witnesses said the thief
was shot in his stomach and died immediately while hiding in a barber shop. Police
said another thief escaped with a motorbike.
July 9: An unidentified motor-taxi driver, was shot dead at 9:30 pm with a
K-59 handgun by robbers who took his motorbike in Boeung Kok 2 precinct, Toul Kok
district. Police said the victim, who was shot once in his chest, died after being
taken to Preah Kosamak hospital.
July 9: Im Rethy, 36, a policeman, was shot at 9:30 pm with a K-59 handgun
by robbers who took his motorbike while he was stopped in Boeung Kak 2 precinct,
Toul Kok district. Police said the victim was shot in his chest and died later in
hospital. The robbers escaped.
July 10: Nguien Thy Hong, 14, a Vietnamese girl, was found dead in Doeum Chrey
village, Muk Kampoul district, Kandal. Police said the victim was killed after being
raped by four or five offenders while she was walking selling cakes. The criminals
July 11: Two children, Sum Vibol, 16, and Thea Ra, 8, were arrested by
a policeman one day after the elder boy raped a girl, 6, while she was playing with
other children on the fourth floor of Anarchic Building in Tonle Basac commune, Cham-carmon
district. The younger boy was an accessory.
July 11: Ear Sin Doeun, 24, a gold seller, was robbed by local people authorized
to carry weapons, while he was riding a motorbike from his house to the market in
Pia Raing village, Leuk Dek district, Kandal. The victim said the offenders, who
had AKs and K-59 handguns and two-way radios, escaped safely with six kilograms of
July 11: Os Veasna, 13, was shot and wounded at 4:30 pm with an arrow by his
friend while they were shooting a rat in a field in Ta Me village, Pon Gnealeu district,
Kandal. Police said the victim was shot in his chest and died immediately after he
took out the arrow. His friend, Hong Sokchea, 13, was arrested.
July 12: Khut Sakhoeun, 39, a goods seller, was robbed at midnight by two
unidentified men while he was sleeping at his house in Toul Sophy village, O Raing
Oeuv district, Kampong Cham. The robbers escaped with a motorbike and some cash.
July 13: The body of an unidentified woman was found in a drain in Sam Bour
village, Dong Kor district, Phnom Penh. Police said the victim looked Chinese and
appeared to have been killed four days earlier. She had massive head injuries and
her hands were tied behind her back.
July 14: A monk, Gne Han, 20, was stabbed and seriously injured in a quarrel
with another monk at Sanlong pagoda in Mesang district, Prey Veng. Local authorities
said the criminal, Po Sambath, 20, was arrested immediately after the incident. The
victim is in Preah Kosamak hospital in Phnom Penh.
July 14: Choun Pheatarak, 22, a student from the Faculty of Business, was
shot with a K-59 handgun by his friend in Khbal Koh village, Saang district, Kandal.
The victim was shot once in his chest and died after being sent to Calmette hospital.
The motivation for the killing is not known. The criminal, Heang Seng-chou, escaped.
July 15: Math Halimash, 57, a Muslim woman, was found dead of a broken neck
at her house in Prek Pra village, Mean Chey district, Phnom Penh. Police said the
victim was robbed by her second husband, Nay Heang, 58, who took three damleung of
her necklace. He was arrested.
July 15: Heng Veasna, 27, a security worker from Li Lai hotel, was seriously
injured in an accident at 9:15 pm when he was hit by a truck while riding a motorbike
on Russian Blvd. The victim, who is also a former soldier from Banteay Meanchey,
was taken to Calmette hospital. The truck driver escaped.
July 15: The body of an unidentified woman from Kook Char village, Dombe district
was found under a big tree. Police said the victim was stabbed many times in the
body and her throat was cut. She had been raped before being killed.
July 16: Men Sean, 71, was shot dead at night by a neighbor while he was walking
into his house in Bak Korm village, Prey Chhor district, Kampong Cham. Police said
the motivation for the killing was personal revenge. The criminal is already known,
but he escaped. Police are following to capture.
July 16: An unidentified girl, 14, was rescued after she suddenly lost
conciousness at 8:00 pm in Psah Tauch village, Toul Sangke commune, Russei Keo district.
Police said the victim, who is living in Phnom Penh city, had been drugged with sleeping
pills by a man who raped and robbed her.
July 16: Yart Nga, 24, was arrested for a murder a week earlier in Doeum Chrey
village, Muk Kampoul district, Kandal. Police said the criminal confessed that he
really killed a Vietnamese girl, Nguien Thy Hong, 14, after he raped her.
July 17: Kan Korn, 40, was stabbed to death while he was riding a bicycle
on a local road in Kraing Loak village, Prey Kabas district, Takeo. The criminal,
known as Tim, escaped after the murder. The motivation for the killing is not known.
However, police said the victim was stabbed many times, apparently in revenge.
July 18: Sok Sopheap, 23, died immediately and her niece Tan Vanrith, 14,
was seriously wounded at 9:30 pm after a bomb exploded in Doeum Ampil village, Chbar
Ampoeu commune, Meanchey district. Police said that the bomb was TNT fixed in a radio
by an unidentifed man who attempted to kill another man, Sok Ly. Police are investigating.
July 19: Khun Ngan, 38, a motor-taxi driver, was shot and seriously wounded
by two robbers who took his motorbike while he was riding in Chrey Sokhom village,
Kampong Cham. The robbers escaped safely.