Thiruvananthapuram: A 10-year-old girl was sexually assaulted on Monday by a priest inside the church.
According to reports, Devraj (65) was arrested for alleged sexual assault on a minor, who had come to church on Sunday for a Bible session.
As per sources, the girl’s father alleged that he saw Devraj sexually abusing her daughter when he came to pick her up from the church after her Bible session.
If sources are to be believed, a case has been registered against the priest under POCSO ACT (Prevention of Children From Sexual Offences) and section 376 of IPC (rape).
Devraj has been sent to 14 days judicial custody. He was serving at the Kandanthitta CSI church for last one year.