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An 18 year-old man accused of raping a four year-old girl in Kampong Speu province was released Friday after a settlement with the family of the victim, said local police. Provincial police chief Keo Pisey said Keo Reoun, 18, was detained after complaints from the victim’s parents, but that there was no evidence of rape. “We have no grounds to charge him with rape,“ he said, adding that the parents of the victim agreed to withdraw their complaint for an undisclosed sum of money.


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