Meanchey district police have sent a 23-year-old man to court for allegedly raping his three sisters over a number of years after he was arrested on Saturday following complaints from the victims.
Meanchey district police chief Meng Vimeandara told The Post on Sunday that the suspect was sent to Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Sunday afternoon after his team had finished questioning him over the allegations.
Vimeandara did not provide further details of the case, but a Stung Meanchey II commune policeman who requested anonymity said the suspect was 23 years old while the victims were aged 12, 16 and 18.
“The suspect, the elder brother, allegedly raped three of his sisters, but when we sent the case to the court, it originally involved only two as the youngest sister only later filed a complaint with police. The suspect has so far not confessed, but his sisters have accused him of raping them,” he said.
Vimeandara added that the parents of the suspect and victims were divorced and from Kampong Cham province.
After their parents separated, some of the siblings went to stay with an aunt in their hometown, while the others lived with their grandmother.
The suspect allegedly began the abuse during the separation, raping the eldest sister, now 18, when she was 13. The second sister, now 16, was first raped when she was eight years old. The youngest sister, now 12, was first raped when she was five.
Vimeandara said that the sisters later moved to Phnom Penh, but the suspect followed them to the capital and allegedly continued the abuse before the victims went to the police.