Drive-by shooting injures two victims
A 20-YEAR-OLD man was shot by three suspects in a drive-by shooting while he was sitting in front of his house with his girlfriend in Phnom Penh’s Dangkor district on Tuesday. Police said that the man was seriously injured by bullets and the girl was only slightly injured after she fought with the suspects, which included two women and a man on a motorbike. The suspects then managed to speed off. The female victim said the suspects were wearing masks so she could not identify them. Police are now searching for the suspects.
Suspects escape in armed motorbike theft
POLICE in Kandal’s Ang Snuol district said that a man was robbed of his motorbike at gunpoint by two suspects on Tuesday. The victim said he was working as a security guard and he went to buy coffee at a market. While he was driving, two suspects on a motorbike drove by him and pushed his motorbike over before threatening him with a gun. The suspects then stole his motorbike. The victim then filed a complaint with police and claimed he knew the suspects.
Victim catches thief red-handed
A 24-YEAR-OLD man was arrested after he allegedly stole a victim’s motorbike in Battambang town on Monday. The victim said that while he was drinking wine in a shop with his friend, he saw the suspect steal his vehicle from across the street. He shouted for help, ran after the suspect and managed to detain him with the help of his friend until police arrived. The police arrested him and sent him to court.
Alleged robbery attempt thwarted
THREE men were arrested after they were allegedly plotting to commit a robbery in Phnom Penh’s Prampi Makara district on Sunday. Police said they became suspicious of the suspects and attempted to stop them while they were driving on two motorbikes. The suspects attempted to escape but police managed to arrest them. Police said they seized a pistol and two packages of yama tablets and have since sent them to court.
Police crackdown on sale of illegal goods
POLICE in Siem Reap town confiscated illegally imported goods from various shops on Monday. Police said they investigated various shops in town to look for illegal products and confiscated 179 cans of milk powder, 6 packages of milk, 64 packages of shampoo, 6 packages of coffee and other products. They then set the products on fire and gave the shop owner a warning.