April 01, 2005

Priest to stand trial for abuse

The Age

By Jamie Berry
April 1, 2005 - 12:16PM

A Catholic priest will stand trial later this year on 29 charges of child sex abuse.

Frank Gerard Klep, 61, pleaded not guilty to 28 counts of indecent assault and one of buggery.

The charges relate to alleged assaults against eight teenage boys at Sunbury's Rupertswood College in the 1970s, where Klep was principal for some time, Melbourne Magistrates Court was told.

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