an 11 year old boy allegedly raped a 4-year-old girl in Banteay Meanchey Province O’Chrou district on Monday, but he will not face charges because he is too young, Police officials said yesterday.
“During the questioning at the police station the alleged boy rapist confessed that he committed the crime using his male organ (penis) to rape the girl, “Mr Yan said, adding that is was the first child he had heard of where the alleged perpetrator was so young.
He said he raped the girl while he and she were playing about 50 meters from where her Parents were busy building their house on Monday afternoon. The girl’s mother , 27-year-old said Yesterday that her daughter had complained about the attack on Monday, but she had only gone to police yesterday after a commune health center official advise d her to make a complaint.
“I did not think it was a crime when a young boy raped a small child” she said.
O’Beichoan Commune Health Center worker Sngoun Samneang said a nurse had examined the girl’s injuries yesterday, after her mother brought her to the clinic complaining that she was having trouble urinating.
“Her [Hymen] was definitely destroyed, and her health was quite poor,” Mr Samneang said , citing information from the nurse’s report.
Provincial anti-human trafficking police chief Sith Lous said police could not arrest boy because he was too young , but would send a report to provincial court placing blame on his parent for not providing adequate supervision.
“We cannot arrest the suspect, but his parent [could be] responsible under the law to pay compensation to the victim’s family,” Mr Lous said.
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