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Juvenile rapist given three-year sentence

Juvenile rapist given three-year sentence

A teenager was sentenced in absentia on Tuesday to three years in prison by the Phnom Penh Municipal Court after being found guilty of raping a five-year-old girl. The 15-year-old boy, who remains at large, was also fined US$1,000. Presiding judge Chaing Sinath said the teenager had been charged based on complaints filed by the victim’s mother, which state he raped her daughter in Russei Keo district on September 25 last year.

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