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Bishop Franco Mulakkal and Kerala nun rape case: the story till now

October 15, 2018 08:06 pm | Updated December 01, 2021 05:54 am IST

Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who was heading the diocese in Jalandhar, is accused of raping a nun in Kerala. File

Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who was heading the diocese in Jalandhar, is accused of raping a nun in Kerala. File

A nun’s rape and victimisation charges against Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal of the Syro-Malabar Church has landed the numerically strong church into the vortex of its worst crisis in recent history.

The Bishop was relieved of his duties and later arrested for questioning by the Kerala police after a few nuns staged a sit-in protest demanding action against the accused Bishop.

On October 15, 2018, the Bishop was given conditional bail in the case. Here, we look at the events that transpired ever since the scandal broke.

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