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Frenchman fails to show for sex trial

A 68-year-old Frenchman charged with purchasing child prostitution and commiting indecent acts against a minor failed to turn up for his scheduled hearing at the Preah Sihanouk provincial court on Friday. Former photographer Jacques Philippe Albertini was first arrested in 2008, charged with sexually abusing his foster son, but he was released on bail after paying the court US$1,500 in August that year. The court heard that the accused was previously convicted of sexually abusing minors in France and Thailand, and had been arrested in Cambodia for abusing four boys in 2004, but the charges were dropped.



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