Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Police Blotter: 24 Apr 2009




Police Blotter: 24 Apr 2009

Police Blotter: 24 Apr 2009

Content image - Phnom Penh Post

MAN ACCIDENTLY BEATEN TO DEATH

Police have arrested three gangsters suspected of beating to death Cheam Sim, 29, on Monday after the men assumed the victim was having intimate relations with one of their girlfriends. The men mistook the victim's wife and child, who were passengers on his motorbike, for one of the gangsters' girlfriends, in Trapaing Chhouk village, Baray district, Kampong Thom province.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

LOVE GOES WRONG, PROMPTING SUICIDE

Sok Vy, 24, committed suicide behind his house in Pur Leang village, Kandieng district, Pursat province, on Tuesday. Witnesses say the man was engaged in a lengthy phone conversation prior to the incident, which led villagers to believe "that it was love gone wrong".
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

DRINKS, DEBT DRIVE WOMAN TO SUICIDE

Debt and alcohol abuse are believed to have lead to Chin Soben, 22, committing suicide in Trapaing Trabaek village, Saraong district, Ta Keo province, on Wednesday. The deceased's husband said that his wife was depressed because "they both drank every day and were extremely poor".
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

MONK ROBBED OF $7,000 IN PURSAT

Khat Khemara, a 45-year old abbot from Luong Pagoda, Pursat province, went to lunch Tuesday only to return and discover that thieves had stolen his briefcase containing US$7,000. Police found the empty briefcase 500 metres away from the pagoda.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

BEER GIRL BRAWL IN BATTAMBANG

Competitive beer girls at Bopha Tip Restaurant, Battambang province, were seriously wounded after a glass fight erupted over "who could sell more beer". An oral argument between Bou Vy and Ngory Dy ended violently Monday with both women exchanging blows using beer bottles and glasses.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

MAN FAKES ROBBERY TO STEAL BANK CASH

A man employed to transport US$20,000 between SBC Bank and Canadia Bank in Phnom Penh has been arrested by police after the man falsely reported Tuesday that the money had been stolen in transit. Police allege that the robbery never occurred and that the suspect, Nget Sophorn, planned on keeping the money for himself.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

MOST VIEWED

  • Would you like fries with that? US burger chain makes Phnom Penh debut

    California-based The Habit Burger Grill restaurant chain is all set to serve up a delicious array of charbroiled burgers and sides at its newest international location in the centre of Phnom Penh. The Habit is “renowned for its award-winning Charburgers grilled over an open flame,

  • Banteay Meanchey flood victims receive aid

    Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday provided aid to more than 10,000 families affected by flooding in Banteay Meanchey province’s Mongkol Borei district and offered his condolences to the 18 victims who drowned in the province over the past week. He said flooding had occured in

  • Angkor provides ‘valuable’ water storage

    The Apsara National Authority (ANA) has stored millions of cubic metres of water at reservoirs in the Angkor area after Cambodia experienced a series of rainstorms over the last few days. The storing of the water, besides serving temple conservation, will also be used to

  • PM urges caution as Polish man tests positive for Covid

    The Ministry of Health on Wednesday reported that a 47-year-old Polish man tested positive for Covid-19 after arriving in Cambodia on Monday. There are a total of six Covid-19 patients currently in the country, all of whom are being treated at the Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital

  • Banteay Meanchey floods kill one more as death toll reaches 15

    As floodwaters start to recede in Pursat, Battambang and Pailin provinces and Phnom Penh, Banteay Meanchey continues to bear the brunt as one more person was killed on Monday, bringing the total number of flood-related deaths to 15 in the province this month. Banteay Meanchey provincial

  • Serving coffee with a side of robots

    The eye-catching glass building surrounded by greenery at the intersection of Streets 371 and 2002 in Phnom Penh’s Sen Sok district is more than just another coffee shop where you can while away a few hours. UrHobby House cafe is filled with robots and characters from