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Boy charged with rape

A 16-YEAR-OLD boy was charged with allegedly raping a six-year-old girl by Battambang Provincial Court yesterday. Pon Sarath, a fried banana seller in Battambang province’s Samlot district, was arrested on Sunday by local police after they received complaints from the victim’s family, deputy district police chief Hok Hoeuth, said yesterday.  
The victim’s parents alleged that Pon Sarath raped their daughter several times last Monday night, he said, adding that he faced at least eight years in jail if found guilty.



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