Nova Scotia pastor arrested on sex charges

Sun News


A Nova Scotia pastor was arrested Wednesday for sexual offences involving three children.

Robert Lawther, 59, of the Bethel Family Church in Glace Bay, is charged with three counts of sexual interference,Cape Breton police said.

The abuse is alleged to have occurred over the past five years, involving three girls all under the age of 16.

Lawther appeared in court and was released under strict conditions, which include avoiding all contact with the alleged victims and staying away from areas where children might be, such as parks, playgrounds and schools.

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