Ha Tinh Province, Vietnam: Police in Ha Tinh province, Central Vietnam have arrested Nguyen Van An, 52, after he allegedly raped a 13 year old girl. According to the police, Van An had offered a lift to the young girl on her way to school, but instead of taking her to school, took her to his house instead.
The young girl was able to escape in the middle of the act, and the man was arrested last Sunday.
Van An told police he was drunk on the day of the act.
Raping a girl under 16 in Vietnam is punishable by 15 years in jail or a death sentence for repeat offenders.