Former Moravian pastor pleads guilty to sexual offences

first_imgA former Moravian pastor on Wednesday pleaded guilty to charges of sexual assault when he appeared in a court in the southern parish of St. Elizabeth.Rupert Clarke, 64, pleaded guilty to two counts of having sexual intercourse with a person under the age of 16.The police report that on December 28, 2016, a team on patrol found Clarke with one of the complainants in a “compromising position” in his parked motor vehicle.Further investigations revealed that Clarke also had a sexual relationship with the child’s sister while she was under 16.Following his guilty plea, the former pastor of the Nazareth Moravian Church in the central parish of Manchester, was taken into police custody.Charles bail in the sum of $J800,000 was extended for him to return to court for sentencing on March 8, 2018. Prominent Moravian pastor in Manchester, Jamaica pleas guilty to sexuality assault of teen girl.last_img

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