The Fiji Times
Margaret Wise And Felix Chaudhary
Friday, March 01, 2013
SCANDAL is threatening the Catholic Church in Fiji as police confirmed the questioning of a priest in connection to allegations of rape by multiple victims.
It all began when a complaint of an alleged rape incident was lodged at a police station in the Western Division last Saturday.
Police said investigations established there were more than one victim and since then “other victims have come forward”.
“I can confirm that a Catholic priest has been questioned and is the prime suspect in a series of alleged rape cases,” said Naina Ragigia, the west media police spokeswoman.
“After the initial report was received on Saturday and after investigations had begun, it was established that there were more than just one victim. Other victims have come forward and investigations are continuing before charges are laid.”
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