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Two Teens Go Phone Snatching, Because...

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Thu Oct 17, 2019 11:04 am

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Cambodia News (Phnom Penh): On October 15, 2019, at 03:50 am, the police arrested two teens, Thong Bunthak, 16-year-old boy, and Ros Sovannchalin, 15-year-old boy, for snatching a phone from the foreigner in Sangkat Tonle Basac, Khan Chmakarmorn, Phnom Penh.

Before the incident, the police on patrol saw the suspects ride up on a Suzuki Nex2 plate PP1HV-7584 and try to snatch a phone from a foreigner, but they weren't able to get the phone. The police arrested them and sent them to the police station for questioning.

The suspects confessed to the crime. They said they worked in a restaurant and had broken a customer's phone, but they didn't have money to fix it. Their boss said he would lend them the money. But they didn't have money to pay back the boss, so they decided to asked for a day off work to go and snatch a phone from other people.
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The police are preparing the case for submitting to the court.
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Re: Two Teens Go Phone Snatching, Because...

Post by Cruisemonkey » Thu Oct 17, 2019 11:14 am

CEOCambodiaNews wrote:
Thu Oct 17, 2019 11:04 am
The suspects confessed to the crime. They said they worked in a restaurant and had broken a customer's phone, but they didn't have money to fix it. Their boss said he would lend them the money. But they didn't have money to pay back the boss, so they decided to asked for a day off work to go and snatch a phone from other people.
:? I guess to a Cambodian teen, that seems more logical than asking for extra work.
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Re: Two Teens Go Phone Snatching, Because...

Post by Mishmash » Thu Oct 17, 2019 11:24 am

Seems perfectly reasonable - as long as the 'day-off' was paid for 'family reasons'.

Is the boss's fault for expecting the loan repaid and the customer's fault for bring a phone to their restaurant in the first place.

They ask the court for mercy and request both phone owners and the boss to stump up the cash for their release plus damages
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Re: Two Teens Go Phone Snatching, Because...

Post by Phnom Poon » Thu Oct 17, 2019 11:27 am

CEOCambodiaNews wrote:
Thu Oct 17, 2019 11:04 am
They said they worked in a restaurant and had broken a customer's phone, but they didn't have money to fix it. Their boss said he would lend them the money.
a workplace accident then, and the restaurant should be liable
which restaurant?
they're just a couple of kids

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Re: Two Teens Go Phone Snatching, Because...

Post by Cruisemonkey » Fri Oct 18, 2019 6:27 am

I'm still trying to figure out what they were doing with a customer's phone and how they broke it. :unknown:
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