The Straits Times
Published on Jan 14, 2013

Pastor charged with having sex with 15-year-old church member


An assistant pastor of a church was charged on Monday with having sex with a 15-year-old student.

The 45-year-old married man, who faces three charges, allegedly had sex with the girl, a church member, at a park near Bartley MRT station between end September and early October 2011.

He is also accused of committing an obscene act with a child by holding onto the girl's hand to rub him. This allegedly took place at the park during the same period.

The third charge is of making the girl perform oral sex on him at the church premises sometime in mid-October 2011.