Nun Faces Court, Accused Of Helping Priests Rape Deaf Children

By Katie Hill
10 Daily News
July 2, 2019

Roman Catholic nun Kosaka Kumiko is escorted out of a police station, May 4 2017.
Photo by Andres Larrovere

A Roman Catholic nun is due face court tomorrow, after a new request for 'preventative detention' was made following a new accusation of abuse. Kosaka Kumiko allegedly helped priests cover up rape at an institution for deaf students in Argentina. The abuse allegedly took place in bathrooms, dorms, a garden and a basement at the school north west of Buenos Aires. Five priests were arrested following raids in November 2017,  Kumiko was taken into custody in April 2017. The accused, who was released on bail of $2 million, claims she is innocent and will fight to clear her name.


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