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Priest arrested in Agrinio on child pornography charges

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A 49-year-old priest from the town of Agrinio, who was being investigated over a recent rape claim, was arrested on Thursday for possession of child pornography material, state-run news agency ANA-MPA reported.

The material was found in a computer at his home during a police raid.

Authorities had initially launched a probe into the suspect after a woman filed a report claiming that the priest had raped her when she was minor.

The man will be led before s prosecutor on Thursday.

Police is expected to make announcements about the case later in the day.