From the Phnom Pehn Post: Three punters came out on the losing side when Siem Reap provincial police raided a cockfighting ring on Tuesday. Police say the location in Deanrun commune was notorious for hosting matches, but when they arrived to crack down, the operators and bird owners all managed to flee. Two roosters and a […]
Two farmers were arrested on Sunday afternoon as police confiscated nearly 70 marijuana plants during raids on their Battambang province farms. Mong Russey district police chief Lieutenant Colonel Kith Heang identified the two suspects as Chhum Chhong, 73, and Chea Lo, 60. “They were arrested while police raided their marijuana plantations in the village on […]
I don’t write the headlines folks… From the Phnom Penh Post: A drug dealer ran but couldn’t hide from police in Kampong Speu’s Odong district on Saturday. Officers chased the man through a public park after spotting him selling drugs. Despite briefly eluding police, the suspect was caught with 24 packets of heroin in his […]
A 28-year-old construction worker was seriously injured on Saturday after his co-worker hacked him with a cleaver over gambling payments in Phnom Penh’s Sen Sok district. Police said that after a card game the suspect owed the victim about 5,000 riel ($1.25). He was furious and punched the victim a few times. On Saturday, the […]
A watch repairer, Sam Sokhom, 30 was shot dead by his friend Heng Vesna, 31, a soldier at the engineering unit of the Ministry of Defence in Phnom Penh. Vesna has been arrested. Police said he told them he did not know why he killed his friend because he was drunk at the time. —THE PHNOM PENH POST
“Police in Siem Reap on Wednesday broke up a schoolgirl rumble after an administrator noticed that one of the young girls had brought along her trusty samurai sword. According to police, a group of girls from Banteay Chas Primary School, all aged 12 to 15, who harboured a grudge against a group from Wat Bo […]
Security guard positions here are just a license to sleep while getting paid. They are only a visual deterrent to thieves and rarely seem to actually intervene should something be afoot, in fact I’d venture to say a certain percentage are complicit in the crimes they are there to prevent.
A combination of alcohol, hormones and speed proved nearly fatal after a motorbike accident in Kampong Chnang on Monday left five injured. That day a drunk 27-year-old man took his girlfriend for a chatty ride on his motorbike. Flying through an intersection, the distracted Romeo hit another motorbike, leaving the driver and two passengers injured. […]