UK-born man arrested for sexually abusing minor in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: A 68-year-old British-born person, who ran a shelter house for kids, was detained for reportedly sexually abusing a minor boy in Odisha’s Jharsuguda dist., police officer said on Fri..

The charged has been detected as John Patrick Bridge, creator of the Faith Outreach kids house that gives education to tribal candidates

He taken Indian citizenship in 1992.

The police officer said that Bridge molested the minor in Kandhamal dist., awhile he has been staying within the shelter house way back 5 yrs. back.

“After a case has been registered in the Jharsuguda PS (police station), the charged has been detained. Furthermore probe is going on,” stated Jharsuguda Supervisor of Police Rahul PR.

As per sources, an investigation has been held by this Indian Embassy in New Zealand regarding the misuse of funds given to Faith Outreach by a New Zealand-based agency.

The incident of sexual abuse had come to light throughout a funds misuse probe.