St Elizabeth Pastor Held for Sexual Assault of a Minor

A pastor has been taken in custody for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor in St. Elizabeth.

The Religious leader was arrested yesterday.

Head of the St. Elizabeth Police, Deputy Superintendent Catherine Lord says the pastor who is an electrician is expected to be charged today.

The Pastor is expected to be charged with the offence of having sexual intercourse with a person under the age of 16-years-old.

DSP Lord says the Pastor is reportedly the brother of the child’s Godmother.

The pastor is being held at the Santa Cruz police station in the parish.

DSP Lord says an investigation was carried out following a report made to the Santa Cruz police. She says the alleged offence happened in October.

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