Southeast Asia | American gets 10 years for buying child sex in Cambodia

American gets 10 years for buying child sex in Cambodia

June 13, 2016 3:22 PM (UTC+8)

 

(From AFP)

Cambodia on Tuesday sentenced an American man to a decade in jail for sexually abusing girls as young as five, the latest effort to punish foreign paedophiles in the impoverished country.

American Brian Naswall (R), the 53-year-old CEO of Aero Cambodia, walks from a prison van at Phnom Penh municipal court on June 14
American Brian Naswall (R), the 53-year-old CEO of Aero Cambodia, walks from a prison van at Phnom Penh municipal court on June 14

Brian Naswall, the 53-year-old CEO of Aero Cambodia, a small aviation firm based in Phnom Penh, was arrested in 2015, reportedly in the act of abusing three underage girls.

Since he was detained, a total of nine victims have accused Naswall of abuse.

Naswall denied the charges during his trial and claimed the case was fabricated. Read More

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