Siem Reap Provincial Court has sentenced an American to 30 months in prison for sexually abusing three underage girls.
Court spokesman Ying Srang identified him as Rugh James Cline and said he was sentenced on Thursday for committing indecent acts against minors under 15 years of age after paying to have sex with them during visits to Siem Reap city in February and May.
“Siem Reap provincial court sentenced Rugh James Cline to two-and-a half years in jail for committing indecent acts against three underage girls,” he said. “The court also ordered him to pay about $3,750 in compensation to each of three victims.
Full story in Monday’s paper