Poland indicts priest linked to abuse of boys in Dominican town
Warsaw. – The Warsaw Office of the Prosecutor on Tuesday announced that a Polish priest has been charged in his country of sexually abusing minors in Poland and the Dominican Republic, AP reports.
A spokesman for the prosecutor’s office in Warsaw, Przemyslaw Nowak, said the priest, identified only as Wojciech G., has been charged on 10 counts acts of abuse, eight of them with teen boys under 15.
Nowak said Wednesday that the alleged abuses occurred in Poland in 2000 and 2001 and in Dominican Republic from 2009 to 2013.
The priest, identified as Wojciech Gil in an interview for the TVN network , was also indicted on possession of pornography and possession of an unlicensed weapon and ammo. He was arrested near Krakow in February and has been in police custody since.
Gil, who denied the sexual abuse charges, faces accusations of molesting at least seven boys in the highland towns of Juncalito, in central Santiago province, where he was known as "Padre Alberto."