A Reverend Father has reportedly committed suicide after being accused of defiling a young girl.
According to reports, the cleric identified as Father Richard Bilé, a Catholic priest in service at the parish Saint Francis of Assisi D ‘ Affiénou (Maferé) in Ivory Coast, hanged himself over the case of paedophilia on the underage girl.
It was gathered that the church council met few days ago, and notified the priest, on Tuesday, April 23, of their decision to temporarily suspend him of any eucharistic office over the sexual molestation case.
After that, the cleric was said to have committed suicide.
Reports have it that this is not the first time the Reverend Father has been accused of paedophilia.