Viet Moto Thief Given a Pasting

Phnom Penh: A suspect who stole a motorbike was given a beating by the owner, who then handed him over to the police station of Phsar Deum Thkov.

The incident took place at 2:30 pm on June 8, 2019 at the front of Street 35, Street 103, Group 25, Village 4, Sangkat Phsar Deum Thkov, Khan Chamkar Morn, Phnom Penh.

Police said that the suspect was identified as Sok Pov, a 30-year-old Vietnamese national living in a rented house in Sangkat Chbar Ampov II, Khan Chbar Ampov, Phnom Penh.

The victim was identified as Pin Novmi, a 29-year-old man who works as a carpenter at a rented house in Phsar Deum Thkour, Chamkarmon district.

According to the source, before the incident, parked the Honda Cub moto in front of the house, without locking it.

When the victim woke up and found the motorbike missing, he did not call the police immediately, but took some friends to a pawnshop in Toul Kork district.

At 6pm, they saw the thief with the moto and set upon him, before calling local cops to take him away.

The suspect was arrested by the Phnom Penh municipal police chief for questioning who sent his case to the Chamkarmon Police Inspectorate to proceed with the court.

One thought on “Viet Moto Thief Given a Pasting

  • July 26, 2019 at 10:48 am

    Which pawn shop – does this guy have Spidey-senses of where his bike went, or is there a well known chop/pawn shop in TK that is used to shift dodgy motos? Could be useful info for others with stolen goods to check it out. 😀


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