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Doctor jailed over child sex

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Dr James D’Agostino, of New York, enters the Phnom Penh Municipal Court last month.

American doctor James D’Agostino, 56, was sentenced to four years’ jail on Friday on charges related to the purchase of child prostitution.

Suos Sam Ath, a judge for the Phnom Penh Municipal Court, said yesterday D’Agostino had been sentenced to four years for having sex with three boys, aged from seven to 14, in Phnom Penh.  

D’Agostino was arrested by  anti-human trafficking and juvenile protection police on  February 16 at his rental house in Toul Kork district’s Toul Sangke commune in connection with his relationship with the three boys.

D’Agostino and his lawyer could not be reached for comment yesterday, but during the trial, D’Agostino denied having purchased sex from the boys.

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