Move to protect Rapist Father Edwin Sigrez

via With Media inputs published on April 8, 2015

Kochi: Ruling front & Church in Kerala is trying to protect the clergyman who is said to have sexually abused the 14 year old girl. A complaint was lodged by the victim’s mother against 41 year old Fr Edwin Sigrez , of Lourde Matha Church of Kottappuram congregation.

According to the latest information, sources have stated that the Vicar is under covert in a secret hideout belonging to the Latin Catholic congregation. However, even though police have ample information about his whereabouts, they have refrained from making an arrest owing to stringent restrictions placed by higher ups. This Vicar had vociferously campaigned for Congress in past elections. Sources have also indicated that the investigation is likely to be left halfway through. The Church is also said to be wielding a strong influence on matters of investigation.

The Vicar was allegedly raping the child since 3 months inside the church premises. He is said to have been repeatedly summoning the child for confessing, following which he would do the heinous crime. The Vicar’s summoning of the child on a frequent basis aroused suspicions of other devotees, which led to questioning of the girl. A complaint was lodged by the girl’s mother thereafter.

Sources have also indicated that the Vicar was in the habit of regularly summoning women and girl children solitarily. He has an active presence on Facebook as well. It is said that a lot of pressure is being mounted upon the girl’s family in withdrawing her complaint.

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  1. Raj Puducode Reply

    April 8, 2015 at 6:51 pm

    Rapist crooked Pastors – Watch out for your souls
    CHENNAI: A court in Chengalpet has sentenced a pastor to 10 years rigorous imprisonment for abducting and raping a 17-year-old girl.

    According to the prosecution, David Inbaraj, 35, was a converted pastor at a church in West Tambaram. Kalaiarasi a resident of the area, visited the church regularly.

    Later, the pastor started visiting her house under the pretext of conducting prayers and developed a relationship with her. Inbaraj, who had already been married and had a child, eloped with the girl on March 16, 2014. Based on the complaint of her father, the Tambaram police registered a case against the pastor for rape and abduction. Meanwhile, the pastor’s wife, Sonia, had filed a petition in the Madras high court seeking its intervention to find her missing husband.

    On December 12, 2014, police rescued the minor girl from Bangalore. Inquiries revealed that after abducting Kalaiarasi, the pastor had taken her to Nagaland and Meghalaya. Later, he brought her to Karnataka. Sessions court judge S Ananthi said the prosecution had proved its case against the converted pastor beyond a reasonable doubt. The court also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on Inbaraj.

  2. Raj Puducode Reply

    April 8, 2015 at 7:01 pm

    Join Church for free sex & fun
    JAIPUR: A 52-year-old Christian priest of an orphanage in Tara Nagar locality in Jhotwara was arrested late on Wednesday evening for raping and harassing nine minor girls staying in his hostel. The preist’s arrest was made after one seven-year-old girl narrated about her ill-treatment by the accused at a nearby school and the matter was informed to the police.

    According to the police, nearly 29 girls are inmates of Mercy Home, an orphanage run by the accused at Tara Nagar locality in the city. On Wednesday, a seven-year-old girl told a lady teacher where she was studying that the Father of the hostel in which she stays, identified as Johnson Chacko, a Malayali Christian low life & has been ill-treating her by touching her private parts and was also doing other indecent things.

    After having a long discussion within the school, finally, the teachers decided to take up the matter and informed the police late in the evening. The lady teacher took the matter seriously and informed about it to the colleagues. In the evening, they decided to take the matter to us. While we inquired from the girl about the incident, several other girls narrated the same plight. And we have registered a case under appropriate sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual offences (POCSO) Act said a police officer of Jhotwara.

    Based on the complaint, the police have arrested the pervert Chacko and have also taken his wife into custody. Some of the girls also said while they narrated about the ill-treatment to the wife of the accused, she asked them to keep mum since the Father is equivalent of a GOD, an officer said.

    On Thursday, police recorded the statement of alle other girls in the orphanage to find out more about the case.
    Asked if more girls have been abused by the accused, a senior police officer, said, Prima facie it appears that about a dozen girls have been the target of this harassment. Still, we will record statements of the other girls and find out the truth.

  3. Rajinder Sharma Reply

    April 9, 2015 at 12:03 am

    Duplicitous attitude of Kerala Government
    The actions of Kerala Government to stifle the process of law are highly deplorable and deserve public condemnation. I understand that the MSM shall not take up the case, so the platform of Social Media should be used to inform the hypocrisy of Christian society, when it fails to censor its own priests who are involved in such dastardly acts.

  4. Pradeep Reply

    April 9, 2015 at 12:45 am

    Not surprising…
    Not surprising since sexual abuse has been the forte for the Church, the bait being Christ. The cover up is again not surprising, if this news come out it could seriously affect cash flows leading to Kerala missing out Vatican’s targets. Besides, one wonders how many of these guys have skeletons that could tumble out.

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