Serial Sex Offending Magic Healer Arrested Again
Kampong Thom: Police in Kompong Thom province arrested and charged a ‘fortune teller/magic healer’on the morning of March 27 after receiving a complaint from a victim.
Colonel Vorn Sophorn, deputy chief of police in Stong district, said that on March 25, police received a complaint from a 19-year-old woman against Chhim Pha, a 37-year-old resident of Stoung district. She claimed the ‘magic teacher’ tricked her into having sex several times in the woods.
The victim is also claiming $ 3,000 worth of damages and prosecution. After receiving complaint at 6:30 pm on March 26, the police force of Stoung District detained the accused.
According to the deputy Inspector-General, the victim reported on March 9 at about 2 pm at her home, she saw suspect treating her sister.
The suspect used his powers of persuasion to coerce the victim into an intimate situation, which although she did not feel comfortable with, went along with.
On March 10, 11 and 12, the suspect performed the same actions. On March 13, he went to see her and told her that they needed to go to the forest.
Outside, the suspect convinced the victim to have sex twice and repeated the act the next day.
She went to a medical check at the hospital on March 25, and was told she was pregnant.
In front of the cops, Chhim admitted to the charges, but claimed he had the consent of the victim.
The suspect confessed that he had previously been sentenced to more than seven years in prison for the same charges and was just released from jail in 2018.
After completing the case file, the police will send the accused to the provincial police commission to take legal action. https://kohsantepheapdaily.com.kh/article/817310.html