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TN: Priest arrested for allegedly molesting woman

First published: March 16, 2013, 11:00 PM IST | Updated: March 16, 2013
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TN: Priest arrested for allegedly molesting woman
The woman has alleged the priest made advances towards her and touched her when she was attending prayers at a church.

Coimbatore: A 63-year-old priest of a church in Coimbatore was arrested on Saturday on charges of attempting to outrage the modesty of a woman during prayers. John Mark, the priest of CSI Church, was arrested on a complaint from the 48-year-old woman, police said.

The woman, in her complaint lodged with the City Police Commissioner's office, alleged that the priest made advances towards her and touched her when she was attending prayers on March 10.

A case under different IPC sections had been registered against Mark, police added.

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