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Jakarta Post

Detained author accuses priest of abuse

  • Hengky Ola Sura

    Sikka, East Nusa Tenggara

Sikka, East Nusa Tenggara   /   Mon, July 6 2020   /  01:00 am
Felix Nesi(Facebook/Felix Nesi)

  Award winning author, Felix K. Nesi, was detained by the Insana Police in Timor Tengah Utara regency, East Nusa Tenggara, on Friday night after allegedly vandalizing a Catholic parish clergy house.    He admitted to The Jakarta Post on Saturday that he had damaged the property, claiming to have done so because he was angry that the parish had let a priest, whom he accused of “mistreating a woman”, to remain at the church.   Felix, who won a literary award from the Jakarta Arts Council in 2018, said on the phone that he had been released from detention on Saturday. He wrote in a public Facebook post that he had used his motorcycle helmet to damage the windows of the SMK Bitauni vocational school parish clergy house and had thrown chairs.    On his Facebook account, which he confirmed the authenticity of to the Post, Feli...