Grand Master of Freemasonry and spiritual leader accused of raping followers in Brazil - Plataforma Media

Grand Master of Freemasonry and spiritual leader accused of raping followers in Brazil

At least 14 women filed complaints against the spiritual guru. Jair de Souza, 63, will also have raped teenagers. The Public Ministry opened a criminal case and Freemasonry suspended its rights

Based on reports of rapes and psychological terror provided by a group of 14 women, the Public Prosecutor’s Office of Bahia has instituted a procedure to investigate a spiritual leader operating in the state.

Former Grand Master of a Masonic lodge, Jair Tércio de Souza, 63, responsible for conducting spiritual retreats, is accused of using a self-proclaimed religious superiority to commit crimes. He, according to the reports, also allegedly sexually abused teenagers.

Read more in Folha de S.Paulo

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