Arrests Two Weeks After Violent Robbery of Chinese Man

Phnom Penh: Suspects were arrested by the Porsenchey district police force at 2pm January 3, 2019 in Chhouk Village, Sangkat Samrong, Khan Por Sen Chey, Phnom Penh. 

The arrests came 14 days after a mob attacked a Chinese man and robbed him.  Thorn Vantha, 19 and Mom Mengly, 18, were named, two other suspects have yet to be identified.

Meanwhile, the victim, 40-year-old Chien Hanh Feng, is still in hospital after needing 60 stiches to his head and forehead. 

$ 900 USD, a passport number, one iPhone 6 and one iPhone 4 were stolen in the robbery, which happened around 2 pm on December 20, 2018, in Chhouk Pock Village, Samrong Commune, Porsenchey District, Phnom Penh.

The victim had walked out of the house he was staying to buy food, when the four suspects were armed with swords attacked him.

The injured man managed to run back to his rented home and friends took him to hospital in Meanchey.

But due to the serious injuries, doctors at transferred him to the emergency unit at Calmette. After the incident, the victim filed a lawsuit, followed by police until 2 pm on the third day. In January 2019, two suspects were arrested and two were released, and police were still pursuing them. 

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