Police in Prey Veng, Cambodia have arrested a young man accused of raping an 18-year-old bride on her wedding day.
The suspect, Chhoen Chanseng,18, was charged and sent to pre-trial detention on Wednesday, January 17, authorities said.
According to a copy of the detention warrant, issued by Prey Veng Provincial Court Investigating Judge Phea Chea, Chanseng was charged with rape under Article 239 of the Criminal Code. He could face between five and 10 years in prison.
Pov Chivy, Prey Veng provincial deputy police chief, said Chanseng, from Kanh Chriech district’s Thma Poun commune,…
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