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Rape charge Brit headed to Cambodia

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The Appeals Court has approved the extradition of a 67-year-old British charity organiser sought by Cambodian authorities after being convicted in absentia on a rape charge. 

British national David John Fletcher is handcuffed before being ltaken to the Appeals Court on Wednesday. He was ordered extradited to Cambodia to serve a rape conviction sentence.  (AP Photo)

David John Fletcher, who ran a charity for children called the Rubbish Dump Project in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh, was convicted in absentia for the rape of a 17-year-old Cambodian girl. He was sentenced in May 2011 to 10 years in prison.

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