Minister of Education and Youth, Senator Ruel Reid, says he’s disturbed by reports of the alleged sexual abuse of a 15-year old girl by a Pastor.
The accused Moravian Pastor, Rupert Clarke, has been charged. He’s out on bail.
Minister Reid says the girl’s family feels ostracized.
He’s imploring persons to treat them with sensitivity.
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Senator Reid was speaking this morning at a post cabinet media briefing at Jamaica House.
The 15-year-old was found with the 64-year-old pastor on December 28 in what the police describe as a ‘compromising position’.