Priest ‘grabbed trainee’s gen­i­tals’

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A PRIEST ac­cused of wank­ing off a trainee cler­gy­man in a bar’s toi­let claims he was merely rub­bing the man’s stom­ach after he was sick.

A 34-year-old man tes­ti­fied in court that he was a sem­i­nary stu­dent when he joined Fa­ther Juan Gar­cia Castillo, 35, and an­other stu­dent for a beer at BJ’s in Carls­bad, San Diego.

“I was drunk but I knew what was hap­pen­ing,” the al­leged vic­tim said.

He said he was stood over a toi­let when “All of the sud­den the hand very quickly goes di­rectly to my crotch and grabs my gen­i­tals”. Castillo de­nies sex­ual as­sault. The trial con­tin­ues.

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