NICOSIA - A Greek Cypriot priest was sentenced on Wednesday to ten years in prison by the Nicosia Criminal Court after having been found guilty of rape.
The sentencing took place behind closed doors. The Assizes found the priest guilty of raping his niece on May 25, 2013. He reportedly threatened the victim to keep quiet after sexually assaulting her and also offered her money. He was arrested after the victim contacted the police.