Priest accused of child sex abuse found in Poland

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish police say they have located a priest sought by the Interpol on suspicion he sexually abused children in the Dominican Republic.

Katrzyna Cislo, a police spokeswoman, said Wednesday that the Rev. Wojciech Gil was found in a location near southern city of Krakow. He was not detained because the Interpol note only asked for locating him. Gil was instructed to notify police of any change of location. Cislo said that to arrest him, the police would need such request from the Dominican investigators.

Gil was in Poland on vacation when the allegations surfaced in late May and has not returned to the Dominican Republic, where he led a parish in the mountain town of Juncalito for eight years. He has denied wrongdoing in phone calls to Dominican reporters.

blog comments powered by Disqus