Buth Reaksmey Kongkea
AN 18-year-old man has been charged with raping four girls in Banteay Meanchey’s Poipet town, police said.
Uth Sarith was arrested on Friday at his home in Prochea Them village following complaints from the parents of the girls, who were all aged 11 at the time of the alleged rapes.
Lieutenant Colonel Men Phearom, Deputy Commander of Poipet District Military Police, said yesterday that the suspected offences took place between 2008 and 2010.
The girls, he said, have alleged that they were all raped, on separate occasions, after watching television at Uth Sarith’s home and were given 2,000 riel afterwards.
“He was officially charged on Saturday with rape and sent to the provincial court in Banteay Meanchey for questioning,” said Men Phearom.