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Police arrest man over rape

Police arrest man over rape

Kampong Siem district police in Kampong Cham province yesterday arrested a 22-year-old man on suspicion of burglary and rape.

Tak Cheat, Kampong Siem district police chief, said the suspect entered a home in Koh Brak village and stole a mobile phone and US$20, and then abducted a 6-year-old girl resident and raped her about 200 metres from her residence.

Family members found her shortly after the rape and sent her to hospital for treatment, he said, adding that the suspect would be sent to provincial court.