Posted:Aug 02, 2011 4:54 PM EDT
Updated:Aug 02, 2011 7:39 PM EDT
By Minna Sugimoto –
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – A jury trial is underway for a visiting priest accused of holding a woman against her will and fondling her at an East Oahu church earlier this year.
Bothdan Borowic, 56, is charged with kidnapping and two counts of third-degree sexual assault. He’s accused of groping a 55-year-old woman on the grounds of Holy Trinity Church in February.
The defendant is a Ukrainian Catholic priest who was on vacation from Winnipeg, Canada at the time of the alleged incident.
A Circuit Court jury heard opening statements Tuesday morning.
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