An evangelical pastor has been arrested for having sexually abused at least 15 children in El Salvador, Salvadorian police said Tuesday.
The suspect, aged 28, is a pastor in the San Patricio neighbourhood in San Salvador, dpa reported.
Complaints were filed by the parents of at least 13 girls and two boys, aged 8-13. The pastor is being charged with sexual abuse of a minor, kidnapping and sexual assault of a minor.
The investigation was ongoing, and the pastor was a suspect in more cases.
The authorities believe that he may have used drugs to abuse his victims.