Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Police Blotter: 26 August 2008




Police Blotter: 26 August 2008

Police Blotter: 26 August 2008

police.jpg
police.jpg

MEN RENDERED UNCONSCIOUS BY HEIGHT BARRIER

Sim Sokha and Chea were rendered unconscious after the Nissan pickup truck they were travelling on the roof of passed under a 'height limit barrier' without leaving them sufficient time to duck in Cheung Ek commune, Khan Dangkor distict, Phnom Penh, on Thursday. The driver did not reduce the truck's speed as he approached the barrier, leaving the pair with no time to dodge it. Even though they were unconscious after the accident, the men did not tumble off the roof of the truck. The driver took the injured men to the nearby Chantrea hospital before escaping and leaving his pickup truck behind.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

MARKET SECURITY GUARD ATTACKS FEMALE VENDOR

Siem Kim Hay, 32, a grocer in Kandal market in Phnom Penh was attacked by a market security guard, Tola, on Sunday. Tola hit Siem Kim Hay on the face, chest and arms after a dispute about putting vegetables on the walkway. The market committee has offered Siem Kim Hay 100,000 riels to cover the cost of treating her injuries. Siem Kim Hay said that she could not accept the compensation because she had already spent more than that amount in medical expenses and needed extra to cover the cost of the vegetables that were destroyed during the attack.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

RESTLESS CROWD ATTACKS DRIVER
Two bullets were shot into the air by security guards at the Kirirom Club after an accident opposite the former Kirirom theatre at 10pm Tuesday in Phnom Penh's Beoung Prolit commune, Prampi Makara district. The guards fired their guns after a fight broke out following a traffic accident involving a red Tico that crashed into a motorbike. The restless crowd that gathered after the accident was trying to break the windshield of the Tico because they thought that the driver of the car had run the motorbike off the road deliberately. The Tico and the motorbike have been taken to Prampi Makara  police station. KAMPUCHEA THMEY

DRUNK MAN HITS 79-YEAR-OLD WOMAN WITH A STONE

Sam Touch, 17, was arrested by the police after attacking Chap Yan, 79, at midnight on Wednesday.  Sam Touch was heavily intoxicated when he hit Chap Yan on the head with a stone in an attempted robbery.  The old woman was sleeping at the front of her house and woke up when Sam Touch tried to steal her money and other valuables.
KAMPUCHEA THME

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,

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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