Already the nation left embarrassed subsequent to four of its priests were booked for rape of a married woman, but now there is arise, in Kerala, in the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church post another woman reportedly, filed a rape case against another father or priest.
AS per the victim woman, a native of Alappuzha District said that the the priest Father Binu George, in 2014 raped her, after calling her to his office on the alleged reason and excused of the solving a family matter of her.
The victim woman is actually, a mother of two kids, alleged that she had also informed the church authorities regarding this shameful incident after this happened soon reportedly.
As per the victim’s statement and as per the reports, instead of reporting the incident, to the police, The church authorities, tried to cover it up and offered to transfer the priest to another church and promised she would never face any kind of further harassment from him in the near future.
But the Father Binu reportedly continued to remain at the same church for three more years till 2017 and continued to anguish and make her suffer to spread a “baseless gossip” against the woman.
The 39-year-old woman alleged, in her complaint, that even after he was transferred, Fr Binu continued to harass her, which actually compel her to approach cop.
Based on her complaint, police have booked Fr Binu for rape.
The latest rape allegation comes at a time when the Kottayam-based church is trying to control and protect its image because of the rape allegation.
From Pathanamthitta district, a man named Aman had accused and alleged five priests of the Malankara Orthodox Church in the last month of June, in the state of using his wife’s secret confession to blackmail and sexually exploit her.
The alleged sexual abuse by the priests received limelight, post, an audio clip of the victim’s husband’s purported conversation with a church official claiming rape of his wife by these clergymen was widely spread and circulated and surfaced on the internet and the social media.
The crime branch of the state police recently registered an FIR against these fathers because of the rape charges against four of the five priests post and subsequent to recording the victim woman’s statement.
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