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Police Blotter: 29 October 2008

Police Blotter: 29 October 2008

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October 14: A 4 year-old girl, Seng Layhin, was found dead in a rice field

in Sam Paung village, O' Raing Ov district, Kampong Cham. Police said the victim

was beaten about the face, and her neck had massive injuries; her ears were cut by

an unidentified assailant who took one pair of gold earrings.

October 14: Prum Muth, 38, a farmer, was shot dead with an AK-47 at 7:30

pm while he was returning from drinking wine in Aysan Mean Chey village, Tbaung Khmum

district, Kampong Cham. Police said the victim was shot twice in his back and died

immediately. The motivation for the killing is not known.

October 14: Kao Pan, 47, was chopped to death at midnight while he was

sleeping in his house in Reuol Leu village, Kampong Cham. Police said the victim

was chopped once in his throat and one of his testicles was broken by his wife Pao

Eng, 46, who was very angry at her husband who tried to marry another woman.

October 15: A 33-year-old man, Soun Tha, died and two others were seriously

injured in an accident at 7:15 am while they were riding a motorbike on National

Road 4 in Kambol commune, Angsnoul district, Kandal. They were hit from behind by

a small truck. Witnesses said the truck's driver escaped safely into Phnom Penh.

October 15: Pang Sinath, 18, was shot with a K-54 handgun at 8:00 pm and

seriously wounded while he was sitting in front of his house in Tomnop Teuk precinct,

Chamcarmon district. Police said the victim was shot once in his head by two offenders

who stole a motorbike about 30 meters from his house.

October 15: A 20-year-old unidentified man was sent to Calmette hospital

immediately after he suddenly lost consciousness at 9:15 pm on Street 106 in Wat

Phnom precinct. A doctor said the victim had been drugged with poison and died later.

Police said the victim was killed by offenders who took his motorbike.

October 16: Sim Seng, 18, was sent to the provincial hospital after he

suddenly lost consciousness at 6:00 pm at his house in Kansay Banteay village, Mong

Russey district, Battambang. Khem Yan, 39, mother of the victim, said her son died

after taking 29 Quinine tables. The reason is not known.

October 17: A 31-year-old pregnant woman Saing Srey, was shot dead with

an AK-47 at 6:40 pm while she was staying at home in Trapaing Chrey village, Dongkor

district. Police said the victim was shot twice in her chest and died immediately.

Two unidentified robbers escaped safely with 12 chi of gold and some money.

October 17: Sokchhay Narin, 25, a military police officer, was shot with

a K-54 handgun at 2:40 pm and seriously wounded while he was riding a motorbike on

Samdech Sothearos Blvd in Tonle Bassac commune. Police said that Yean Davuth, 40,

a policeman from the Ministry of Interior, was one of the four assailants arrested

immediately after the incident.

October 17: Two robbers, Chea Tha, 30, and Ra, 27, were shot dead with

an AK-47 at 10:40 pm after stealing a motorbike in Khbal Chroy village, Kean Svay

district, Kandal. Police said one other person Ouk Pech, was shot dead during the

gun battle between the robbers and locals. One robber escaped with the motorbike.

October 17: Redh Ream, 33, a farmer, was shot dead with an AK-47 at 7:45

pm by an unidentified man while he and two others were eating and drinking wine in

Phoum Chek, Saang district, Kandal. Police said the victim was shot once in his back

and died immediately. The motivation of the killing is not known.

October 17: Noy Chhom, 76, was assassinated at 6:30 am while she was walking

toward her relative's house in Maha Reach village, Takeo. Police said the victim

was beaten behind her head and died at the spot by Tep Kosal, 25, who took four chi

of gold earrings, and one damleong of gold and three chi of gold necklace. The assailant

was arrested.

October 18: Phay Chamroeun, 19, a gangster, was stabbed at 9:15 am and

seriously injured by his accomplices in Anarchy Building precinct, Tonle Bassac commune,

Chamcarmon district. Police said the victim was stabbed twice in his left chest and

he was sent to hospital immediately. The reason is not known.

October 19: Sai Houng, 27, a moto-taxi driver, was robbed at noon while

he was carrying two travelers from Phnom Penh to Toul Thnoat village, Kean Svay district,

Kandal. The victim said he was threatened with a K-54 handgun by the travelers who

said they would kill him if he did not hand over his motorbike.

October 19: A suspected kidnapper, Oeu Sochetra, 16, was arrested by criminal

police after he captured a girl and demanded $15,000 ransom. Hour Socheata, 14, a

daughter of a construction shop owner in Boeng Keng Kang 3 precinct, was detained

at Chhouk Tep hotel and released back home after police intervened. Three others

escaped.

October 20: Hang Kimlong, 20, was arrested at 7:30 am after he destroyed

property and beat his father who refused his son's request for a new motorbike and

$40 for new clothes.

October 20: Tia Sy, 43, a brother of Tia Leng who is a boss of Leng Heng

hotel in Battambang, was captured at 2:30 pm by kidnappers who demanded $100,000

ransom. Police said the victim and seven others were captured and brought into Anlong

Ron forest precinct by seven kidnappers who threatened to kill the hostage if the

victim family did not agree to pay them.

October 21: Im Sophal, 36, was shot with an AK-47 at noon and seriously

wounded while he was riding a motorbike into Preah Monivong hospital in Psah Thmey

3 precinct. Police said the victim, who is a police official at the hospital, was

shot once in his right chest by a security-guard, Thien Chhum, 64, who said the victim

never respected him when he went in and out.

October 21: A 63-year-old woman Hong Reth, was robbed at 9:00 am while

she was staying with her grandchild at home in Boeng Pralit commune, 7 January district,

Phnom Penh. Police said that two unidentified robbers escaped safely with $10 and

5,000 riel.

October 21: Touch Ty, deputy chief of the police station in Kakarb commune,

Dongkor district, was shot with a K-54 handgun and seriously wounded at 3:00 am while

he was following thieves who had tried to force to open a villager's house door in

a robbery attempt. Police said that four robbers escaped safely.

October 22: Hay Ros, 31, was chopped at 9:30 pm and seriously injured while

he and his son played with a remote controlled horse at Kean Svay Krao pagoda in

Kean Svay district, Kandal. The victim was chopped once in his stomach by Nhem Houn,

39, who was drunk and died after crashing his motorbike when he tried to escape.

October 22: The body of a 25-year-old unidentified man was found floating in a pool of water at 8:40 am in Ankor Wat temple precinct, Siem Reap province. After inspection, police said man had been dead four or five days. The motivation for the killing is not known.

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