Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Priest raped minor girl for one and a half years, says charge sheet

KOCHI: Catholic priest Fr Edwin Figarez raped the minor girl, a ninth class student, for one and a half years. The charge sheet filed the other day by the investigating team has mentioned it. On investigation, it has been stated that the assault continued for months.

The Ernakulam additional sessions court filed the charge sheet against six persons including the priest.

A case was registered after the victim’s mother lodged a complaint to the police. The priest is the first accused in the case. The doctor who examined the girl is also an accused in the case.

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