of injustice in
NZ man was charged with raping three teenagers, and his Cambodian wife was
charged with pimping them in northwestern
Graham Robert Cleghorn, 55, was charged with raping three girls ages 14 to 18, investigating Judge Ang Mealatey was quoted as saying by The Cambodia Daily.
arrest in Siem Reap was confirmed by John Mitchell, deputy head of mission at
the British Embassy, which looks after
An embassy official visited Cleghorn in jail on Friday, Mitchell said without elaborating.
The girls were bought from poor rural families and kept at the couple's home to do housework, and were forced to sleep with Cleghorn at night, the paper quoted Sun Bunthang, head of Siem Reap's anti-human trafficking office, as saying.
Cleghorn's wife, Bun Toeur, was charged with pimping the girls. The report did not say if the girls were also allegedly being used as sex workers outside the home.
A total of five girls were found at the couple's home and were taken to the Cambodian Women's Crisis Centre, the newspaper said.
rights advocates have warned that
year, two American men in
Siem Reap lies 230km northwest of the capital,