Thief Arrested for snatching a bag with pistol and 15 bullets

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Thief Arrested for snatching a bag with pistol and 15 bullets

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Fri May 11, 2018 1:26 pm

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Phnom Penh: A 29 year old Cambodian man, Lim Sokea, was arrested for snatching a bag which contained a gun at 9:15 pm, on May 6 2018, on Preah Monyvong boulevard, on street 144, Sangkat Beungrang, Phnom Penh. The 46 year old victim was identified as Ek Roth, Head of Finance and Administration Department of Ministry of Public Works and Transport.
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After the snatch and grab, the victim went to Beungrang Police station to file a complaint and he told the police that the stolen bag contained a pistol gun with 15 bullets, gasoline receipt, 2 Cambodian ID card and some money.

At 2 am, on May 7, the polices found the suspect at a gas station in Chroy Chongvar area, where they arrested him and confiscated the bag and the gun, which were then returned to the victim.
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Re: Thief Arrested for snatching a bag with pistol and 15 bullets

Post by AndyKK » Fri May 11, 2018 2:30 pm

The expression says it all, why a gun, mobile would have been nice.
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Re: Thief Arrested for snatching a bag with pistol and 15 bullets

Post by bolueeleh » Fri May 11, 2018 2:48 pm

why wld a Head of Finance and Administration Department of Ministry of Public Works and Transport needs a gun is beyond me, and is that a glock? not a police standard issue i suppose :D
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Re: Thief Arrested for snatching a bag with pistol and 15 bullets

Post by John Bingham » Fri May 11, 2018 3:22 pm

bolueeleh wrote:
Fri May 11, 2018 2:48 pm
why wld a Head of Finance and Administration Department of Ministry of Public Works and Transport needs a gun is beyond me
Perhaps he has to carry large amounts of cash around?
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Re: Thief Arrested for snatching a bag with pistol and 15 bullets

Post by Duncan » Fri May 11, 2018 3:48 pm

John Bingham wrote:
Fri May 11, 2018 3:22 pm
bolueeleh wrote:
Fri May 11, 2018 2:48 pm
why wld a Head of Finance and Administration Department of Ministry of Public Works and Transport needs a gun is beyond me
Perhaps he has to carry large amounts of cash around?



After the snatch and grab, the victim went to Beungrang Police station to file a complaint and he told the police that the stolen bag contained a pistol gun with 15 bullets, gasoline receipt, 2 Cambodian ID card and some money.


Dont see no money in that pic
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Re: Thief Arrested for snatching a bag with pistol and 15 bullets

Post by tonetone420 » Fri May 11, 2018 3:48 pm

John Bingham wrote:
Fri May 11, 2018 3:22 pm
bolueeleh wrote:
Fri May 11, 2018 2:48 pm
why wld a Head of Finance and Administration Department of Ministry of Public Works and Transport needs a gun is beyond me
Perhaps he has to carry large amounts of cash around?
As a government official he has more rights than little people, dontcha know?
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Re: Thief Arrested for snatching a bag with pistol and 15 bullets

Post by bolueeleh » Fri May 11, 2018 3:55 pm

tonetone420 wrote:
Fri May 11, 2018 3:48 pm
John Bingham wrote:
Fri May 11, 2018 3:22 pm
bolueeleh wrote:
Fri May 11, 2018 2:48 pm
why wld a Head of Finance and Administration Department of Ministry of Public Works and Transport needs a gun is beyond me
Perhaps he has to carry large amounts of cash around?
As a government official he has more rights than little people, dontcha know?
i believe only military personnel above certain ranks are issued a sidearm, anyone below that rank has to "apply" for a sidearm permit, correct me if i am wrong, and ministry of public works and transport deffo dont fall under military or police category, just that he is high rank enuff in civil department that it is easy for him to "obtain" a permit to carry sidearm, my point being that he still do not need to carry sidearm but it is easy for him to obtain one, my original question is a rhetorical one btw
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Re: Thief Arrested for snatching a bag with pistol and 15 bullets

Post by AndyKK » Fri May 11, 2018 5:28 pm

Duncan wrote:
Fri May 11, 2018 3:48 pm
John Bingham wrote:
Fri May 11, 2018 3:22 pm
bolueeleh wrote:
Fri May 11, 2018 2:48 pm
why wld a Head of Finance and Administration Department of Ministry of Public Works and Transport needs a gun is beyond me
Perhaps he has to carry large amounts of cash around?



After the snatch and grab, the victim went to Beungrang Police station to file a complaint and he told the police that the stolen bag contained a pistol gun with 15 bullets, gasoline receipt, 2 Cambodian ID card and some money.


Dont see no money in that pic
Snatcher maybe spent it on a chocolate bar in the gas station. :facepalm:
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