Priest Sentenced to 7 years for Sexual Abuse, Colombia

Posted on July 8, 2011 • Filed under: Colombia, Crime, Religion, Social Issues

•Priest Jairo Alzate Cardona has been sentenced for 7 years for sexual abuse of a minor in a school in Pereira, Colombia.
•According to, Cardona is facing two other trials for the same crime.
•He is charged with having abusive carnal access of a 14-year-old minor in 2008 when the victim was 10 years old.
•According to the victim, Cardona would make the student stay an hour after class during which he would force him to perform sexual acts.
•The accused is currently in a prison in Pereira and is being investigated for sexual abuse in 2002 and 2008. Read Article

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