Cop accidentally shoots pregnant woman while extorting $10 protection

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Cop accidentally shoots pregnant woman while extorting $10 protection

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Tue Aug 15, 2017 10:38 pm

One $10 extortion fee too many has resulted in 1 police officer on the run, I pregnant woman treated for a gunshot wound, and 1 man arrested for operating a gambling den.
Cop shot pregnant woman
15 August 2017
- A police officer is on the run after accidentally shooting a 23-year-old pregnant woman after the owner of a gambling shop refused to pay him a $10 extortion fee.The shooting occurred on Monday at roughly 2.45am at a gambling shop in Tuol Sangke commune.

Police officer Sok Kosal said the suspect was not in uniform when he demanded a $10 nightly protection fee from Saing Narin, the owner of the gambling establishment.
Mr Narin refused to pay, as he claimed he had already paid many times to other local police officers for protection and allowing the shop’s operation, Mr Kosal said.

“The suspect was angry at the owner of the shop for not giving him the money as he demanded. He then pulled a pistol from his waist and fired a bullet into the ground to threaten him,” Mr Kosal said. “The bullet ricocheted off the ground and hit a three-month pregnant woman near the shop causing injuries to her stomach.

“After shooting the victim, the suspect dropped his gun and drove away on his motorbike, managing to escape successfully.”

The woman, who was not fatally injured, was rescued by neighbours and sent to Calmette Hospital for treatment. It is not known whether there is any damage to her unborn child.

Mr Chansar added that the gambling shop owner was arrested yesterday by district police over the illegal operation of a gambling den.
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Re: Cop accidentally shoots pregnant woman while extorting $10 protection

Post by hanno » Wed Aug 16, 2017 7:28 am

the gambling shop owner was arrested yesterday by district police
You. Can. Not. Make. This. Shit. Up....
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Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Tue Aug 22, 2017 11:27 pm

hanno wrote:
the gambling shop owner was arrested yesterday by district police
You. Can. Not. Make. This. Shit. Up....
Police imposter charged over extortion shooting
22 August 2017
The apparent police officer whose warning shot at the floor struck a pregnant woman while he was demanding money from a gambling den owner last week has been charged and identified as an imposter.
Lieutenant General Rath Sreang, commander of the Phnom Penh military police, identified the suspect yesterday as Bou You Heng, 28.
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Lt Gen Sreang said the suspect was arrested in Kampong Cham province on Saturday, five days after he fired a bullet at the floor in a gambling den in Phnom Penh’s Tuol Sangke commune.Lt Gen Sreang added that the suspect, who is unemployed, was charged yesterday with illegal use of a weapon and attempted murder.

Sok Vibol, a Phnom Penh military police officer, said that the suspect disguised himself as a policeman and bought a pistol from the black market to extort money from the gambling den.
“He did not have any real job but disguised himself as a police officer,” he said. “He bought a pistol, a police radio and police uniform from the black market in Phnom Penh in order to extort money from those who have illegally opened online gambling shops or other illegal gambling dens in the city.”

Mr Vibol said the suspect admitted to disguising himself on August 14 to extort the owner of the gambling den, who has also since been arrested...
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Re: Cop accidentally shoots pregnant woman while extorting $10 protection

Post by hanno » Wed Aug 23, 2017 3:57 am

I hate double posting, BUT. YOU. REALLY, CANNOT. MAKE. THIS. SHIT. UP.!!!!!
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Post by willyhilly » Wed Aug 23, 2017 6:50 am

I thought all the police were imposters.
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Re: Cop accidentally shoots pregnant woman while extorting $10 protection

Post by Micmac » Wed Aug 23, 2017 6:54 am

Sounds like a good script for a comedy movie.
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Re: Cop accidentally shoots pregnant woman while extorting $10 protection

Post by mauser765 » Wed Aug 23, 2017 7:20 am

The return of The Ricochet.

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Re: Cop accidentally shoots pregnant woman while extorting $10 protection

Post by epidemiks » Wed Aug 23, 2017 9:12 am


CEOCambodiaNews wrote:
Police officer Sok Kosal said the suspect was not in uniform when he demanded a $10 nightly protection fee from Saing Narin, the owner of the gambling establishment.
"was not in uniform"...
CEOCambodiaNews wrote: Sok Vibol, a Phnom Penh military police officer, said that the suspect disguised himself as a policeman and bought a pistol from the black market to extort money from the gambling den.
“He did not have any real job but disguised himself as a police officer,” he said. “He bought a pistol, a police radio and police uniform from the black market in Phnom Penh in order to extort money from those who have illegally opened online gambling shops or other illegal gambling dens in the city.”

Mr Vibol said the suspect admitted to disguising himself on August 14 to extort the owner of the gambling den, who has also since been arrested...
But somehow disguised himself as a police officer with a uniform..


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Re: Cop accidentally shoots pregnant woman while extorting $10 protection

Post by Fourkinnel » Wed Aug 23, 2017 10:43 am

The black market. Is that in 110st by any chance where the uniforms are hanging up outside?

The police blotter articles should be published into a book under 'comedy'. It would be a world best seller!
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Re: Cop accidentally shoots pregnant woman while extorting $10 protection

Post by Bitte_Kein_Lexus » Wed Aug 23, 2017 1:46 pm

No, it's a shitty translation by Khmer Times. They likely just mean Teuk Thla market towards the airport. It's in no way a black market.
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