Priest held for sexually abusing minor boy
By Express News Service, 02nd January 2017, The New Indian Express
KOCHI: The police on Sunday arrested a 65-year-old priest on charges of sexually abusing an 11-year-old boy.
The police said that Fr Basil Kuriakose, who is also serving as principal of a school, abused the boy in the dormitory of the school’s hostel when the other students had gone home to spend Christmas holidays. He committed the crime while sleeping with the boy on December 21 night.
The school is run by a charitable trust, and is not linked to any religious organisation. The accused had joined the residential school as principal after . . .