Alexander Moritz Watrin was convicted at Sihanoukville Municipal Court on October
17 of debauchery involving four boys under 18, sentenced to ten years imprisonment
and ordered to pay $5,000 in compensation to his victims.
"We did a thorough investigation," presiding judge and court director Svay
Sisarouth was reported as saying.
Recently Sisarouth had been criticized for freeing on bail for health reasons American
Terry Darrell Smith and his Cambodian girlfriend, who had been arrested and charged
with debauchery involving two girls aged 13 and 14. Smith was subsequently rearrested
and deported to the US to face outstanding charges there, but the girlfriend remains