Seasoning for the first time an inmate uniform, Naasón Joaquín García, Evangelical church leader The Light of the World appeared on Monday in a court in Los Angeles, California. During his second appearance before the judge, he did not govern the multiple allegations of sexual abuse of minors weighing on him; only his defense asked to be reduced the bail that was imposed, 50 million dollars, the highest ever imposed in this region.
Two of his alleged accomplices, Alondra Margarita Ocampo and Susana Medina Oaxaca, also appeared at the court. The judge ordered three of them to return to court on June 21 to read the charges and listen to Garcia's lawyers' arguments to reduce their bail. Your legal lawyers they consider it "a punishment" for their entire congregation.
"There are thousands of women behind who would say that these stories and accusations are categorically false, "said lawyer Ken Rosenfeld, while prosecutor Xavier Becerra warned that he will act "vigorously to prosecute these individuals and resolve this case".
The investigation alleges that García and his accomplices sexually assaulted four women, including three teenagers, between 2015 and 2018. The alleged victims reported that they were forced to undress and perform sexual acts in front of a camera. Prosecutors in the case accuse to the religious leader of two violations and to touch a minor child.
These are the details of the accusation of each of the four implicated in the worst scandal that the church has faced The light of the world: