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Arrest over repeated rape of 5-year-old

Arrest over repeated rape of 5-year-old

A teenager who is alleged to have repeatedly raped a 5-year-old girl in Kandal province’s Sa’ang district was charged last week, police have said. The 16-year-old was arrested on June 23 at his house in Raka Khpos commune’s Tuol Krasaing village, following a complaint from the victim’s father. Chea Yorn, deputy district chief of the anti-human trafficking and juvenile protection police department, said on Sunday. He said the teenager had allegedly raped the victim four times at his parents’ farm, on June 22 before police intervened and apprehended him.

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