Guwahati: Assam police have arrested one 85 year old priest at Panigaon in Lakhimpur district for allegedly sexually abusing a minor girl.
The incident came to light after the minor was found to be pregnant by her parents who later filed a police complaint.
The accused priest identified as one Bhola Baba, allegedly raped the victim on multiple occasions.
According to the complaint, the priest was known to the family and was used to make the victim girl for some chores at the temple and then raped her.
The accused also allegedly threatened her with consequences if she told anyone about the matter.