The hunt is on for Polish priest in pedophilia scandal
Santo Domingo.- The Santiago Office of the Prosecutor on Wednesday announced it awaits the Immigration Agency to specify whether catholic priest native of Poland, Wojciech (Alberto) Gil, accused of pedophilia by several families, left the country with another identity.
"We cannot get ahead of the investigation since it must be determined whether the priest managed to leave Dominican Republic with another identity, so we have to wait for Immigration to investigate," said Santiago prosecutor Luisa Liranzo.
After the rape allegation at the mountain town of Janico burst to the spotlight, investigators determined that two of the minors from Juncalito managed to leave the country, possibility in the company of the priest.
In the wake of the widening scandal, the Catholic Church’s Santiago Archdiocese announced Gil’s suspension effective May 30.