Serbian priest "beats up his mistress"

Serbian priest "beats up his mistress"Belgrade - A Serbian Orthodox priest from the eastern town Gornji Milanovac has beaten up his 20 years younger mistress, local media reported Wednesday.

The priest attacked his lover on the second day of Orthodox Easter in the house they shared in a small mining village near Gornji Milanovac, local police said. The woman later sought medical help.

The 57-year-old priest, who has a wife and family, is known for violence. He recently tried to attack his villagers with an axe, and police had already confiscated his gun. (dpa)