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Indictment Deferred for Religious Leader who is held in custody for committing Sexual-related Offences

Jun 15, 2019 - Legal Monitor Worldwide

A new defense attorney representing the leader of a Mexico-based evangelical church accused of rape and other criminal charges told a judge he believes media coverage would impair his clients ability to get a fair trial.

Naason Joaquin Garcia, 50, is charged with one count each of forcible rape of a minor, committing a lewd act on a child, forcible oral copulation of a person under 18, unlawful sexual intercourse and extortion, along with two counts of forcible rape, oral copulation of a p...