Priest Arrested for Child Abuse

News 24 [Poland]
May 31, 2003

Warsaw - A Polish court has arrested and charged a 52-year-old Catholic priest suspected of sexually molesting a 12-year-old boy, Poland's PAP news agency reported on Saturday.

The alleged abuse took place in the priest's home near the town of Slawno, north-west Poland.

Identified only as Jerzy U, the man faces from one to ten years in prison should a court find him guilty as charged. - Sapa-DPA

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