Police Blotter: 24 Mar 2010

Police Blotter: 24 Mar 2010

POLICE

STRAY BULLET HITS MAN HAVING DINNER
A 17-year-old man was serious injured when wedding guests argued with four soldiers in Kampong Cham’s Kampong Siem district Sunday. Police said the host of the wedding party rented four soldiers to defend the revelries. While the guest danced on the stage, one of soldiers ordered him to get off. After that, guests fought the soldiers with rocks, causing them to shoot their guns in the air. But one bullet hit a man who was having dinner outside the party. The police have detained three guests who started the argument with the four soldiers.
DEUM AMPIL

MAN ROBBED BY MASKED BANDITS
A money changer was robbed by two unknown men with guns in Kratie province’s Chhlong district Sunday. Police said that the money changer had prepared his money to take home, but that two men wearing masks took his cash by force. He threw rocks at the robber’s head but one robber shot and seriously injured him and escaped to take the money away safely. The victim said that he lost US$1,500 in the robbery.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

PURE WATER TRUCK TAKES SPILL IN PPenh
A van transporting pure drinking water overturned in the road in front of the Phnom Penh Centre in Chamkarmon district on Monday. Police said that the van drove very fast and did not obey the traffic laws. The van overturned but did not hurt anyone and no passengers were hurt. But the owner of the vehicle was injured and sent to the hospital, and the drinking water spilled all over the road. After the incident the traffic was jammed for more than two hours.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

KOREAN AND HIS LADIES IN THE HOUSE
A car owned by a Korean man crashed into a house and destroyed its door in Phnom Penh’s Sen Sok district Monday. Police said that the Korean is the owner of a big company in Cambodia, and that he was driving with two ladies. The incident happened because the driver drove carelessly and fast, destroying the gate outside the house. He and the two ladies were seriously injured. The owner of the house demanded money from the Korean to repair his gate.
DEUM AMPIL

CHILDREN INJURED BY BOMB EXPLOSION
Police in Battambang province’s Koh Kralar district said that three children were seriously injured by an explosion while they were looking after their cows on Sunday. Police said they found two bombs in the field and then started beating them as a game, after which one bomb exploded. Their parents heard the cries in the fields and sent the children to the hospital immediately.
DEUM AMPIL

MOST VIEWED

  • Proof giants walked among us humans?

    For years a debate has waged about whether certain bas relief carvings at the 12th-century To Prohm Temple, one of the most popular attractions at the Angkor Wat Temple Complex in Siem Reap province, depicted dinosaurs or some rather less exotic and more contemporary animal,

  • New US bill ‘is a violation of Cambodian independence’

    After a US congressmen introduced bipartisan legislation that will enact sanctions on Cambodian officials responsible for “undermining democracy” in the Kingdom, government officials and the ruling Cambodian People’s Party on Sunday said they regarded the potential action as the “violation of independence and sovereignty

  • Long way to go before Cambodia gets a ‘smart city’

    Phnom Penh, Siem Reap and Battambang will struggle to attain smart city status without adopting far reaching master plans, according to officials tasked with implementing the program. The brainchild of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), the smart city program seeks to link up

  • Japan bank buys major stake in ANZ Royal Bank

    Japan's largest bank acquired more than half of ANZ’s shares in Cambodia on Thursday, according to a statement from Kith Meng’s Royal Group. Japan's JTrust Bank, announced that they had acquired a 55% of stake in ANZ Royal Bank. According to a Royal Group