Polish Priest Arrested, Charged With Sex Crimes After Alleged Gay Orgy

A Polish priest was arrested and charged with sex and drug crimes as well as failure to assist a person at medical risk after media reports that a man collapsed at a sex party at his home, state news agency PAP said on Thursday.

The diocese in southwest Poland has been engulfed in scandal since reports emerged last September of an orgy at the home of a priest in the town of Dabrowa Gornicza.

The priest, referred to as Tomasz Z due to Polish privacy laws, was placed in pre-trial detention after his arrest on Monday. He could face up to 10 years in prison.
“Three of [the charges] concern crimes described in the law on counteracting drug addiction and are related to providing drugs, one of these is additionally related to… crimes against sexual freedom and decency,” a spokesman for the local prosecution told PAP.

The fourth charge concerns the failure to assist someone facing a threat to their life or health.

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