A preacher in Spain has been charged for allegedly running a Viagra trafficking operation from his house.
A preacher in Spain has been charged for allegedly running a Viagra trafficking operation from his house.

Spanish priest detained for allegedly selling Viagra 

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A preacher in Spain has been charged for allegedly running a Viagra trafficking operation from his house.

An unnamed clergyman in Spain’s western Extremadura region has been arrested on suspicion of selling medication, including purportedly “powerful aphrodisiac substances,” as reported by El Pais.

Arrest and Charges

The clergyman was apprehended alongside another individual and has been charged with a criminal offense. According to reports, the arrest followed a lengthy investigation into the alleged sale of controlled substances.

Allegations and Response

The priest’s lawyer has refuted the allegations, stating they are unfounded. Spanish news outlets suggest that the second detainee, reportedly the priest’s romantic partner, was involved in selling substances from their shared residence.

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Police Raid and Investigation

Following surveillance, the property was raided by the Civil Guard, leading to the arrests. The specifics of the substances sold, aside from Viagra, remain unclear.

Diocese Response

The Diocese of Plasencia, to which the priest’s church belongs, issued a statement expressing regret over the situation and emphasizing the need for clarity and continued investigation.

Awaiting Clarification

While awaiting further developments, the Diocese emphasized the gravity of the allegations and the potential impact on the church and community. They stated their commitment to cooperating with authorities in the investigation.

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