Dane Abused Young Girls in Cambodia

The 61-year-old Danish man Jørgen K. Hansen is in Cambodia accused of abusing three underage girls in the town Poipet near the Thailand border, the Prosecutor of the provincial court in Banteay Meanchey Cambodia informs.

10 years
State Prosecutor So Vath told news agency AFP that Jørgen K. Hansen risks a prison sentence of at least 10 years if he is found guilty of the pedophilia accusations.
One of the abused girls’ mother is accused of having sold her child for prostitution.
According to the local police Jørgen K. Hansen came to Cambodia from Thailand and abused three girls, all under the age of 15 years old, at a guesthouse in the border town of Poipet.
 “He has, through an interpreter confessed having had sex with girls, and the victims have also told us about him,” says the local chief of police, Hun Hean.
Cambodia tightened in 2003 legislation towards pedophilia and to get rid of the country’s reputation as the pedophile’s paradise, and since then dozens of foreigners have been jailed for child abuse or deported for trial in their home countries.

Until 9:48 o’clock this morning Jørgen K. Hansen stood posted as a member of the Danish Chamber of Commerce in Thailand on their website. After that the the name of the accused pedophile was removed from the site.

ScandAsia news reporter Sarah Mia Haagerup is on her way to Banteay Meanchey to follow up on the story.

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