Phnom Penh: Police forces from the Ministry of Interior’s Department of Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection, on the morning of August 29, 2019, dispatched a group of suspects including two Australian men and two Cambodian women to the Phnom Penh Municipal Court in connection with a prostitution operation in Phnom Penh’s Daun Penh district
However, authorities have not released any further information regarding the suspects names or national background so far (*UPDATE:
John Henry Carr, a 70-year-old Australian (bar owner), Shane Alan Robins, a 60-year-old British man (bar manager), and Cambodian Nop Ratana, a 29-year-old woman, girlfriend of the owner.)
The four suspects were arrested by the Ministry of Interior’s Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Department on August 26, 2019 in a crackdown on the BUNNY bar in the neighborhood of Wat Phnom, Daun Penh District, Phnom Penh.
During the search, the authorities rescued eight Cambodian women, including minors.
The crackdown came after reports from people living near the BUNNY bar were abusing children and engaging in sex trafficking.