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Man detained over rape of 12-year-old girl

Thma Koul district police on Tuesday arrested a man attempting to flee Battambang province after allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl. Thma Koul district Police Chief Yem Vichet said yesterday that Phan Mab, 19, raped the girl in a bush about eight metres from her house. “The victim’s parents were not at home,” he said. Koy Heang, director of the provincial Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Bureau, said yesterday that Phan Mab would be sent to court today.

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