36-year-old rector of the Church of Elijah the prophet Jurassic village in the Lipetsk region Vyacheslav Kopytina was sentenced to three years of imprisonment in a colony for assault and rape in relation to school girlfriend, who was also his mistress, according to local portal Gorod48. The cleric recently claimed that he is “guilty before God but not before the law.”
According to investigators, the victim lipchanka at some point found out that her boyfriend is married, and is not going to divorce, and decided to stop any connection with him. However, Kopytin was against it, saying that “it will not get anyone” and he will “make an invalid”.
At the beginning of may 2015 pop came to the victim home, hit her and then continued to beat until late at night. “Beaten in the face, the kidneys. Humiliated. Then I lost my nerve and I fell asleep. He lay down next, he said that the morning will continue with the educational procedure. At seven in the morning he said he wants to fuck and raped me,” said the woman to the police.
The priest was threatened that if a woman complains to the police, he will shoot her in the leg from a traumatic gun. The victim from that moment began recording his conversations on the phone. In one of the recordings the man says, “I’m not forgiven. In any meet, even if you’re hiding”. On the other: “What I father, not to judge you, but to God. Okay? Not serve you and God.”
After Kopytin left the house, and he continued to threaten her with death through social networks, phone calls and SMS.
Gorod48 managed to learn that the priest was previously another friend that his child was born. She also said that Kopytin chased her around the apartment with boiling water, abused and “forced a lot of things very bad to do.” “He’s very aggressive, manic. He’s a rapist, a sick man,” she said.
On account of punishment the priest read out the term of arrest during the preliminary investigation, from may to November 2015, and house arrest from November 2015 to April 2016. Thus, freedom Kopytin will be released in about a year and a half.