Thief Nabbed Stealing from Factory Workers

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Thief Nabbed Stealing from Factory Workers

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Sun Aug 19, 2018 3:23 pm

Cambodia News: On August 18, 2018, one of a team of two thieves, Chhun Houy, 24-year-old, was arrested in front of the factory in Mokkampol district, Phnom Penh, after cutting open a bag to steal money.

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On August 18, the 2 suspects left their home at Porchentong intent on a stealing expedition. They had decided to target the factory workers while they are buying food in front of the factory.
The suspect sneaked up close to the victim, then stole the money from the victim's bag and passed it to her team mate in crime. But the victim saw what was happening and screamed for help. The suspect was scared, so she threw the money away, and tried to run away, but she got arrested by the security guard. In the uproar, her partner managed to escape.
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The victim, who was identified as Chay Sokny, a 44-year-old factory worker, had US$ 1,200 and 1,400,000 riel stolen from her bag.
The police confiscated $900, 150,000 riel, 2 bank books and a bag from the suspect who has been taken to the police station to follow the legal action.

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Re: Thief Nabbed Stealing from Factory Workers

Post by andy1 » Sun Aug 19, 2018 5:49 pm

A factory worker with $1500 in her bag? are they paid monthly.
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Re: Thief Nabbed Stealing from Factory Workers

Post by Anchor Moy » Sun Aug 19, 2018 6:08 pm

andy1 wrote:
Sun Aug 19, 2018 5:49 pm
A factory worker with $1500 in her bag? are they paid monthly.
Yes, I was wondering about that too. A lot of money to have in her bag. Could also be that she stays in shared accommodation, so keeps her savings on her at all times ? Or she sells stuff outside the factory but is not a factory employee ? (Mistranslation.)
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