This Nigerian businessman, Kingley Nshiodo (pictured above) has been sentenced to a two years imprisonment for
beating his girlfriend and threatening to stab her after she refused to
have sex with him last year, according to court officials.
The 34-year-old will, however, have half his sentence
reduced according to judge Yen Saroeun, but will be fined about $1,000
to the state budget after being charged with an act of violence with
aggravating circumstances under article of 218 of the Penal Code.
“The court convicted him to two years, but the term of his punishment is
reduced to a year. The rest of his sentence was suspended,” he said.
“The court fines him 4 million riel [about $1,000] to put toward the
According to District penal police officer Ly Rithy, Mr. Nshiodo was
arrested by police in the early hours of December 28 2015, in Phnom
Penh’s Russey Keo district after his girlfriend, 19-year-old waitress
Chan Sreyneang, contacted police complaining he had beaten and
threatened to stab her.
Ms. Sreyneang had gone to visit Mr. Nshiodo at the apartment they shared
in Toul Kork village after a recent falling out, when he had become
enraged when she refused to have sex with him.
“He got angry with the victim for refusing to sleep with him. He then
beat her and also threatened to stab her, causing her injuries,” he