Mumbai (AsiaNews) – A court in Chhattisgarh has acquitted a Catholic priest, a nun and an employee. The three had been unjustly accused in connection with an alleged rape involving a nine-year-old girl.
Fr Joseph Dhanaswami, principal of the Jyoti Mission High School in the diocese of Ambikapur, was found not guilty and released on Monday (9 January) after 16 months in prison.
He said action should have been taken against Fr. Cedric Prakash.
Posted on May 28, 2014, 7:33 PM
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Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Wednesday accused Gujarat-based Catholic priest and human rights activist Father Cedric Prakash of trying to spread religious and social discontent based on "falsehoods" in Goa before the general election.
Equating the priest with controversial Sri Rama Sene chief Pramod Muthalik, Parrikar, justifying police action against Facebooker Devu Chodankar following his anti-Narendra Modi posts, said action should have been taken against Prakash too.
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