Buth Reaksmey Kongkea
A 20-YEAR-OLD student was on Saturday charged with raping a girl, aged 14, in Siem Reap. Lon Sin, deputy chief of anti-human trafficking and juvenile protection office at the Siem Reap Military Police, said yesterday that Tha Oun Makara was arrested at a Siem Reap guesthouse on Friday following a complaint from the girl’s parents. He allegedly brought her from her home in Kandal provinces’ Khsach Kandal district to Siem Reap before having sex with her. The student has been detained in custody pending a trial.