US national has been sentenced to 13 years in prison by the Phnom Penh
Municipal Court for sexually abusing a 13-year-old girl. Judge Chan
Madina also ordered Jason Todd Baumbach, 41, to pay 20 million riels
(US$5,000) as compensation to the victim, who was living with him at
the time the abuse occured. Baumbach's sentence, which was handed down
Thursday, comes after his arrest in September and a closed-door hearing
in February. His lawyers said they would appeal the decision.