A 26-year-old man was arrested on Sunday for the rape of a 6-year-old girl in Battambang province’s Samlot district, police said Monday. The incident is the latest re*ported case of child rape this year, after a 2-year-old and an 8-year-old were raped last week. Thy Thai, a friend of the child’s father, was arrested shortly after the attack and is due to be sent to the provincial court for questioning on Wednesday, according to Chet Vanny, provincial deputy police chief. “He raped the 6-year-old girl at about 3 p.m. [Sunday] in a cassava plantation in…Ta Tork commune,” Mr.
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