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Teacher accused of rape in Sihanoukville

A foreign national was arrested in Sihanoukville yesterday for allegedly raping two of his teenage students. An English teacher at a private school in Preah Sihanouk province, the man is accused of raping the girls at a guesthouse in Sihanoukville on Sunday.

According to the provincial anti-human trafficking police chief, Lieutenant Colonel Orn Chhun, he was arrested after the victims lodged complaints of being repeatedly abused. “He allegedly often brought them to the guesthouse to commit sexual abuse and have sex with them,” Chhun said yesterday.

Police said both victims are aged 16. Yesterday evening, the teacher was reportedly still being questioned at the provincial police headquarters. He will appear in provincial court today.

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