Mulakkal, 57, was accused of raping the nun multiple times during his visit to a convent in this district when he was the Bishop of the Jalandhar diocese of the Roman Catholic church.
Meanwhile, thousands of pilgrims from various parts of the country participated in special prayers at Vailankanni church in Nagapattinam district in connection with Christmas.
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan was likely to be responding to the "Narcotic Jihad" remark by a Catholic Bishop.
The second nun's statement was given before the police as she is the 14th witness in the case against Mulakkal where he is now out on bail.
Franco Mulakkal was arrested last year following allegations by a nun that he repeatedly raped her at the Kuravilangad convent between 2014 and 2016.
The Franciscan Clarist Congregation (FCC) had expelled sister Lucy after she 'failed to give a satisfactory explanation' of her lifestyle 'in violation of FCC laws'.
Seeking the intervention, the nuns pointed out that these transfers were effected as they were all witnesses in the case against the then Roman Catholic Diocese head in Paunjab's Jalandhar, Bishop Mulakkal, who is accused of raping the victim nun repeatedly between 2014 and 2016.
This condition would be applicable till a charge sheet is filed in the case.
The complainant said bishop Franco Mulakkal’s brothers have filed fake complaints against her, while one relative threatened her son and brother and another took a photo of her protesting and later threatened her.
Mulakkal was produced before the court after completing his two-day police custody. The court remanded him to judicial custody till October 6.
The nun had alleged that Bishop Mulakkal raped her at a guest house in Kuravilangad in May 2014 and later sexually exploited her on several occasions.
He complained of chest pain when he was being taken to Kottayam Police club from the Crime Branch office in Thrippunithura in Ernakulam district Friday night
The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the case has decided to complete the interrogation by Friday.
A Kerala nun has accused Mulakkal of repeatedly sexually abusing her between 2014 and 2016.
The nun has accused the senior catholic priest of sexually assaulting her repeatedly between 2014 and 2016.
The Bishop has been asked by the Kerala police to appear before it on Wednesday for interrogation in the case.
In a press release, the congregation accused the victim, her five fellow nuns and four others of conspiring against the bishop.
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