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Teenager jailed for rape of underage girl

Teenager jailed for rape of underage girl

A 16-YEAR-OLD boy was yesterday jailed for more than three years for the rape on a seven-year-old girl in Phnom Penh last year. The youth was found to have raped the girl on September 20 last year in Chraing Chamreh I Commune, in Phnom Penh’s Russei Keo district. He was charged in October following a complaint from the victim’s parents and was ordered to pay 3 million riel (about US$750) in compensation, said presiding judge Duch Kimsorn yesterday. The teen was sentenced to three years and six months in jail. 

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