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Cambodian Police Arrest German Man on Child Sex Abuse Charge


Cambodian police say they have arrested a German man on charges of sexually abusing a 13-year-old Cambodian girl.

A police official says the 62-year-old German tourist from Stuttgart, Walter Munz, was detained Sunday in the capital, Phnom Penh. The official says police raided the man's guest room and found him with the girl.

The German was charged with sexual offenses against a minor, a crime that carries a prison term of 10 to 20 years.

Cambodia has long had a reputation as a haven for pedophiles, although police have recently stepped up action against offenders.

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