Speedsters not adept at keeping low profile

Speedsters not adept at keeping low profile

Playing it cool with the cops was not something three men carrying an illegal firearm in the capital on Saturday thought to do.

The trio, 25, 22 and 18, were joyriding on a motorbike and decided to ignore a red light. When patrolling police tried pulling them over, the men upped their pace.

The officers were up for the chase, however, and soon caught up with the men and searched them. A gun was found and the three men were arrested and later charged. DEUM AMPIL


  • PM Hun Sen says dangers averted

    Delivering a campaign speech from his home via Facebook Live on Thursday, caretaker Prime Minister Hun Sen said his Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) had carried the country through danger in its latest mandate. He was specifically referring to the threat of a “colour revolution”

  • Bumpy road for local ride apps

    Ride-hailing services seem to have grown into a dominant player in the capital’s transportation sector. Relatively unknown and little used in the Kingdom at the beginning of this year, services like PassApp, Grab and ExNet are now commonplace on Phnom Penh streets. However, the

  • Serious flooding across country

    The Kampong Speu provincial Committee for Disaster Management on Wednesday issued an alert after non-stop heavy rain caused widespread flooding. In Koh Kong province, authorities are working with the disaster committee and the Cambodian Red Cross to assist those affected after more than 350 homes were

  • CNRP points to King in call for vote boycott

    Leaders of the former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) have taken a new tack in their call for a boycott of the national elections later this month. They are now claiming that the people should follow the King, who is expected to abide by tradition