Catholic Priest Arrested For Defilement

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Police in Jinja are holding a catholic priest for alleged defilement.

Police in Jinja are holding a catholic priest for alleged defilement.
 
Reverend Father Joseph Kalinaki, the Jinja Diocese secretary for finance and Episcopal vicar, was picked from Paradise Hotel in Jinja, where he was found with a senior five student he is suspected to have had carnal knowledge with.

The 16-year-old girl hails from Namwendwa village in Kamuli district.
 
The priest is being held at Jinja central police station with his case was registered on August 28th 2011, hours after being arrested.
 
Police say the sister to student tipped them that Fr. Kalinaki had picked the girl from Busoga High School in Kamuli and taken her to Paradise Hotel where they were found.
 
The Jinja police criminal investigations officer Ivan Bruno Kimalya on Monday confirmed Fr. Kalinaki’s arrest.
 
Kimalya could however not reveal more information saying investigations to establish the truth are going on.
 
But Fr Kalinaki denies having any affair with the minor saying he had just taken her for refreshment as a child he looks after.