N Scott David, a 53-year-old priest at a church in the Chennai district of Tamil Nadu, was arrested for abusing a woman inside the church premises. The incident took place when the victim came for prayers in the church.
Based on a complaint from the victim, Avadi Tank Factory Police registered a case. Scott David was remanded to judicial custody.
The victim, a 48-year-old woman from Arikkambedu, got acquainted with the accused six months ago after which he often visited her house to pray since she complained of issues in her family, dtnext.in reported.
Another victim alleged that Scott David allegedly asked the woman to visit his church for her prayers to be more effective and hugged her when she was praying alone in the church.