Preacher Man charged with Carnal Knowledge Print E-mail
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Thursday, 08 November 2012 00:00

Julio Cesar GarciaPolice arrested and charged a pastor of Franks Eddy Village in the Cayo district after an 11-year-old girl made allegations that he had sexual intercourse with her.

Julio Cesar Garcia was arraigned in the Belmopan Magistrate’s Court before Magistrate Aretha Ford.

Due to the nature of the offences, bail was denied and he was remanded to prison until January 25th, 2013.

The girl, accompanied by her mother, visited the Belmopan Police Station where she reported to police that Julio Cesar Garcia, who is a Pastor of the Baptist Church in Frank’s Eddy Village, had sexual intercourse with her on two occasions. The first occasion allegedly happened on Sunday, October 28th at the church in the village. On the second occasion, the pastor allegedly had sex with the girl on Thursday, November 1st, this time, she told police, that it was inside his house.

Suspicions arose after the child reportedly got a fever and she was taken to seek medical attention and the crime was detected.
Police have since arrested and charged the pastor with two counts of unlawful carnal knowledge.