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BY CORRESPONDENT,MURANGA,16TH JAN 2018-Police in Murang’a are holding a Catholic priest over allegations of involvement in sodomy with 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.
According to a police report the two were found in the same bedroom and after interrogation it was revealed that the Catholic Father had sodomized the victim.
Police arrested both of them and are currently in custody as investigations continue.
Furious Residents who first arrived at the scene wanted to burn the church but a swift action by police to arrive and arrest the two saved the situation.Those who spoke to WWW.UPESINEWS.CO.KE say unless severe action is taken against the suspect,they will be forced to take law into their own hands including burning of the church which the priest serves. Gonda Parish Catholic is the church which is at the center of the whole drama.”Tutachoma hii kanisa na kila kitu hapo ndani ikiwa huyu father hatachukuliwa hatua kali”.said one resident.(We will burn this church and all that is in it unless the suspect is punished.)
Members of the public are reported to have alerted police after the man was seen entering the Gonda Parish Catholic Quarters at around 8pm accompanied by the priest .It is after they overstayed in the church that suspicion arose.