Sardinia village priest nabbed for teen sexual abuse

'Dozens of witnesses' heard in probe

(ANSA) - Cagliari, May 6 - Carabinieri military police on Wednesday arrested the parish priest of the central Sardinia village of Villamar. Father Pascal Manca is accused of sexually abusing minors aged around 15.
    He moved to Selargius, near Cagliari, after news broke that he was being investigated. Carabinieri investigators have gathered testimony from dozens of witnesses. The priest was placed in pretrial detention on fears he might flee or offend again, sources said.
   

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