Murang’a Catholic priest arrested for allegedly sodomizing teen

January 16, 2018 9:34 am
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The Catholic church has been dogged by accusations of child abuse/FILE

, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 16 – Police in Murang’a are holding a Catholic priest over claims he sodomised an 18-year-old teenager at a local parish.

The priest was arrested alongside the victim at Gonda Catholics Church Quarters on Sunday evening before they were taken to the hospital to confirm if the incident happened and a report is expected to be released on Tuesday.

They were arrested after being busted naked in the same bedroom.

“The two were found in the same bedroom and after interrogation it was revealed that the Catholic Father had sodomized the victim. Both arrested and placed in custody pending further investigations” read a police report seen by Capital FM News.

Police had been alerted by members of the public after the man was seen entering the Gonda Parish Catholic Quarters at around 8pm accompanied by the priest and their extended stay raised suspicion.

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