The priest of Zaragoza was sentenced to 16 years in prison for sexual abuse against a minor


The investigation indicated that for more than two years the religious had sexually abused the minor. The attacks were committed in the parish house

José Adonay Chicas Campos, priest of the parish "Our Lady of the Pillar", of Zaragoza, La Libertad, was sentenced on Monday to 16 years in prison for crimes of compensation for sexual acts or sexual and sexual violence in handicapped and aggravated incapacity.

The 2nd Court of Justice of Santa Tecla he accepted all the evidence presented by the Attorney General of the Republic (FGR) and considered that there were sufficient elements to condemn the religious for the crimes committed.

Chicas Campos received a total of 2 sentences for a total of 16 years in prison. The religious must purge 12 years for the crime of sexual assault in minor and incapacitated aggravated; and for the crime of remuneration for sexual or erotic acts should purge 4 years in prison.

He was also sentenced to pay $ 1200 in civil liability.

However, for the crime of corruption of children and adolescents through communication information technology, there was an acquittal sentence, the prosecutor said.

On March 12, the court the hearing began against the religious. The process was conducted behind closed doors. The trial maintained the total reserve for having a teenager as a victim, which prevented the access of journalists and other strangers to the case.

In 2018, the religious defenders demanded a special audition with which they wanted the Chicas to be able to face the process in freedom because he was diabetic and had health complications.

The investigation indicates that, for more than two years, the priest would have sexually abused the minor.

The assaults were committed in the parish house and after each act he gave money to the victim so that he would not report.

The parents of the teenager discovered the WhatsApp talks, where the priest, they said, asked for naked pictures of his son.



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