Kochi: In another shocking incident after the rape and sodomy of 44-year old nun by Bishop Franco Mulakkal, the state of Kerala is rocked with yet another shocker wherein a 40-year old priest has been arrested for sodomising young boys housed by Boys’ Home run by the Carmelite order under Diocese of Cochin.
Fr Georege TJ who held the position of the Director of the Boys Home was arrested today on complaints of parents of the young victims of the sodomy committed by the Catholic priest.
According to the statements of the boys staying at the Boys Home, Fr George had been sexually abusing the children since December 2018.
The horrific incident reached the door step of the police, after the students complained to their parents about the traumatic sexual abuse experience.
The police have charged Fr George under Sections 377 (Unnatural offences) of the Indian Penal Code, Section 9 D (aggravated sexual assault by a person in authority) of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (Pocso) and Section 75 (punishment for cruelty to child) of the Juvenile Justice Act.
Fr George has been remanded to 14 days judicial custody.