May 25, 2005

Catholic priest charged with sodomy


2005-05-25 08:57:40
By Keregero Keregero

A Roman Catholic priest, Sixtus Kimaro, appeared before a Dar es Salaam court yesterday to answer charges of having unnatural carnal knowledge of a 17-year-old boy.

The clergyman was arraigned before Principal Resident Magistrate Pellagia Khadaya of Kisutu Resident Magistrate court to answer the charge.

Kimaro is stationed at Mlandizi in Coast Region, where, prior to his arrest and subsequent suspension by the church from conducting religious matters, he was the parish priest.

According to the prosecution, the accused is alleged to have had carnal knowledge of a 17-year-old boy on the night of May 19.

Posted by kshaw at May 25, 2005 08:09 AM