Kerala Church Sex Scandal: Rape, molestation case filed against four priests

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New Delhi, July 2: The Kerala police on Monday filed rape and molestation case against four priests in connection with the Church sex scandal. 

The victim, in her statement to police, confirmed that she was raped and blackmailed.

Acording to media reports, the case pertains to the blackmail and sexual abuse of a woman by priests after she confessed to a priest about her relationship with another priest.

The priests of the Kottayam-headquartered Malankara Orthodox Church were also suspended following the allegations.

According to the Victim’s husband, one of the priest who first exploited his wife was blackmailing her. When she sought help on this from another priest, he too, threatened her and shared her contact with another fellow priest and in the end she came under the duress from at least five priests.

The Orthodox Church was shocked as the episode was criticized heavily on the social media which dented its image.

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