Two pastors arrested for seeking underage girls for sex on Backpage.comBy Mason White 2:19 PM May 25, 2016
|Zubin Parakh and Jason Kennedy|
By: Chan Yuan
(Scroll down for video) Pastors from two different churches were arrested for seeking underage girls for sex.
The two pastors of Tennessee, were arrested in a sting operation after searching for sex with underage girls on Backpage.com.
Pastors Zubin Parakh, 32, and Jason Kennedy, 46, were among 32 men and women who were detained by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation after an operation against human trafficking and prostitution.
Authorities said that the 32 people answered advertisements online to have sex with an underage prostitutes.
Kennedy was fired from his job as a children’s pastor for the Grace Baptist Church after his arrest.
Police said that Kennedy had agreed to pay $100 to have sex with two girls for 30 minutes. He was told that one of the girls is just 15 years old, according to the police report.
Kennedy was charged with patronizing prostitution and a trafficking charge. He faces up to 60 years in prison.
Parakh, who was a creative pastor at the LifeHouse Church, was also charged with trafficking.