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Man charged with rape of 8-year-old girl

Man charged with rape of 8-year-old girl

Phnom Penh Municipal Court charged a 29-year-old man yesterday with raping an 8-year-old girl after his arrest on Tuesday in Meanchey district. Kong Sam Orn, Meanchey deputy district police chief, said yesterday that the man is suspected of repeatedly raping the young girl since August last year. The girl’s family filed a complaint with police officers after the victim told her mother the suspect had been abusing her. Kong Sam Orn said that cooperation between Meanchey district police and Boeung Tompun commune police officers led to the suspect’s arrest.

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