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Former ACK Bishop Johannes Angela was arrested on Friday evening for allegedly defiling a 14-year-old minor.

Angela was apprehended in Bondo after the class eight orphaned girl raised the alarm. She made the revelation at a local children’s home and was taken for a check-up that proved she had been sexually abused.

The 66-year-old, who served as Anglican Church Bishop for 17 years before retiring, was arrested immediately.

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A source said the girl had lived with the cleric for more than two years.

The source said police raided Angela’s home and took him to Lwala Kotiende police station.

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Bondo OCPD Paul Kiarie said investigations were on and that Angela will be arraigned on Monday at a Bondo court.

He said the minor was placed in their protection for the sake of a proper probe.

The Bishop who retired last year has been on the spot for allegedly faking his own kidnapping to gain the public’s sympathy.

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