No place is safe in this world, even the holy place can also be vicious at times. Recently, a priest was arrested in Manitoba for allegedly sexually assaulting a girl. Yes, you heard that right, a Manitoba priest is facing serious sexual assault allegations. Manitoba RCMP say detectives have arrested a priest from a First Nations community in connection with an incident that occurred on May 27. The Manitoba RCMP superintendent confirmed the priest’s arrest. Manitoba RCMP Superintendent Scott McMurchy said the priest is charged with sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl. The gendarmes also added that there could be more victims. Ever since this news broke, people have been furious in Manitoba. If you are looking for more details about this story, this article can help you a lot. You are requested to stick to this page and go through this article till the end. Drag the page down.
Who is Arul Savari?
Scott McMurchy said the victim is an 8-year-old girl who resides in Little Grand Rapids. According to reports, the 8-year-old girl was with the priest of the local Roman Catholic church in the community. They were alone when the incident happened. The girl was helping the priest clean the church, but he allegedly started touching her inappropriately. The Manitoba RCMP Superintendent added, “She said, and told our investigators, that when she tried to leave he forced her to stay in the building. Slide the page and read more details.
Fortunately, the girl managed to run away and free herself from the priest. The girl went home and told her mother everything that had happened to her in church. The girl’s mother informed the police of the incident. The RCMP opened an investigation into the matter and arrested the priest. Who is he and what is his name? Has the identity of the priest been revealed? Yes, the RCMP released the name of the accused. Please see the next section and read more details.
The accused is known as Arul Savari, 48 years old. Arul Savari is a priest in a local Catholic church. He now faces serious charges of sexual assault, sexual interference, sexual exploitation of a youth, child luring and forcible confinement. Currently, he is in custody, but the charges against him have not been proven in court. Swipe down the page and find out more.
Superintendent McMurchy said they believe other children may have been similarly injured. Arul Savaru provided religious services in Pauingassi First Nation, so the community may also have casualties. Officers looked into the matter and urged people to come forward and help with the investigation. Other victims are expected in this case. Speaking of Arul Savari, McMurchy said he came to Canada 6 years ago since then he works in Little Grand Rapids under the Archdiocese of Saint Boniface. Scroll down the page and read more details.
Priest arrested in Manitoba
The official website for the Archdiocese of St. Boniface lists Arul Savari as the priest of Little Grand Rapids at St. John the Evangelist. And a spokesperson for the Archdiocese of St. Boniface said the archdiocese suspended him from all activities and banned him from having anything to do with children and former parishioners. The organization also released a written statement which reads: “Every case of abuse involving a minor, regardless of when it took place, is false. Whenever the heinous crime of sexual abuse is reported, we must listen carefully and respond with compassion to those who have been victimized and harmed, especially if the abuser is connected in any way to our Church,” continue to read the article and find out more details.
The Archdiocese of Saint Boniface stands with all victims of sexual abuse and in solidarity, whenever a case of sexual abuse is reported, all victims of sexual abuse, their communities and their families are injured again. The archdiocesan spokesperson assures that he will cooperate fully with the RCMP investigation and will do everything possible for the victim. Please slide the page down and read more details.
Ever since Arul Savari was arrested for sexually abusing a Grand Rapids underage girl, people have been following every update on the case. When is Arul Savari’s next scheduled court date? It is still unclear when he will appear in court again. Although he was not found guilty, the RCMP detained him. An investigation into the case is ongoing. More victims are expected to come forward soon. Stay tuned to this website for more details and updates.