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A New Zealander serving 20 years in a Cambodian prison for rape has had his appeal delayed - after those who helped put him behind bars failed to show up at the hearing.
Graham Cleghorn, 60, formerly of
The judge decided to adjourn the case till next month, though a specific date had yet to be set down.
Cleghorn was jailed in February 2004 after being found guilty of raping five girls at his Siem Reap home. He says he has been framed by corrupt officials who want his land on the edge of the Angkor Wat temple complex.
daughter, Heidi Madeley, said last night that she was phoned by Bangkok-based
Ms Madeley said her father was understandably let down by the adjournment.
It is uncertain why the accusers did not appear for the appeal, but it is thought they were not notified of the court date.