A Catholic priest in India’s Kerala state has been sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of raping a minor girl.
Father Edwin Figarez was sentenced to two life terms, to run
concurrently, and fined for his offense.
His brother has been sentenced
to a one-year term for helping Father Figarez hide from police prior to
And a doctor at a state clinic has been convicted of failure
to report the abuse after having examined the rape victim.