ZAMBOANGA CITY – A pastor was charged with child abuse after he was accused of sexually abusing a 15-year old girl in Zamboanga City.
The parents of the girl filed a complaint against the pastor on Wednesday.
Chief of the Women and Children Protection Desk, Police Captain Shellamie Chang said the 35-year old suspect brought the victim to the nearby province of Basilan without the consent of the minor’s parents.
Upon return, the victim admitted that she was raped by the pastor twice during their stay in the province.
The pastor said he did not rape the victim since they are in a relationship.