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Nun Rape Case

Kerala Court Acquits Bishop Franco Mulakkal In Nun Rape Case

Jan 14, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

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.

'Made Video Calls, Talked About Sex': Another Kerala Nun Levels Sexual Abuse Charges Against Franco Mulakkal

Feb 21, 2020 IANS

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.

'Vilest Forms Of Character Assassination': Kerala Nun Moves NHRC Accusing Bishop Franco Of Harassment

Franco Mulakkal was arrested last year following allegations by a nun that he repeatedly raped her at the Kuravilangad convent between 2014 and 2016.

Church Sacks Kerala Nun Sister Lucy Who Protested Against Rape-Accused Bishop Mulakkal

Aug 07, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Since the time she protested against rape-accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal, Sister Lucy Kalapurakkal has been receiving notices from the church on flimsy charges such as airing her opinion about the bishop on TV channels, owning a car and writing a book.

Kerala Nuns Who Protested Against Bishop Mulakkal Refuse To Obey Transfer Orders

It was after these nuns joined the public protest at Kochi that the police succumbed to pressure from various quarters and decided to take strong action against the bishop.

22 October, 2018

Kerala Nun Rape Case: Priest Who Gave Statement Against Franco Mulakkal Found Dead

Outlook Web Bureau

Earlier, Father Kuriakose has alleged that he was under severe pressure by church officials for his support of the nun who has accused the bishop of rape.

18 October, 2018

Shocked To Hear Bishop Mulakkal Got Bail: Kerala Nun's Brother

Outlook Web Bureau

He said the Bishop has no repentance, no remorse, and he is not even sad, that shows what kind of indecent man he is

16 October, 2018

Kerala Nun Rape: Bishop Franco Walks Out Of Jail, To Fly To Jalandhar

Outlook Web Bureau

Mulakkal was arrested on September 21 after three days of questioning. On September 24, he was sent to two weeks of judicial custody.

06 October, 2018

Kerala Nun Rape Case: Court Extends Bishop Franco's Judicial Custody Till October 20

Outlook Web Bureau

Bishop Franco Mulakkal who was arrested on the charge of repeatedly raping a nun will undergo judicial custody till October 20.

27 September, 2018

Kerala Nun Rape: HC Order On Bishop's Bail Plea On Oct 3

Outlook Web Bureau

He was arrested on September 21 after three days of questioning.

25 September, 2018

Kerala Nun Rape: Victim's Sister Alleges Death Threats From Accused Bishop's Aides

Outlook Web Bureau

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.


24 September, 2018

Kerala Nun Rape: Bishop Sent To Jail, Bail Hearing On Thursday

Outlook Web Bureau

Franco Mulakkal, who headed the Roman Catholic Diocese in Jalandhar, Punjab, became the first bishop in the country to be sent to jail on charges of raping a nun.

23 September, 2018

Nun Who Took Part In Protest Against Bishop Asked To Keep Away From Church Duties

Outlook Web Bureau

Five nuns had protested near the Kerala High Court at Kochi for 13 days, demanding the arrest of the bishop who was accused of repeatedly raping a nun.

22 September, 2018

Kerala Nun Rape: Bishop Franco Mulakkal Sent To 2-Day Police Custody

Outlook Web Bureau

In her complaint to the Kottayam Police in June, 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.

22 September, 2018

Kerala Nun Rape Case: Bishop Franco Mulakkal Hospitalised After Complaining Of Chest Pain

Outlook Web Bureau

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

21 September, 2018

Kerala Nun Rape Case: Bishop Franco Mulakkal Has Committed Crime, To Be Arrested: Police

Outlook Web Bureau

"The investigating officer in the nun rape case has found that the bishop has committed the crime," SP police Sankar told journalists.

21 September, 2018

Kerala Nun Rape Case: Questioning Of Bishop Continues For 3rd Day

Outlook Web Bureau

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the case has decided to complete the interrogation by Friday.


20 September, 2018

Kerala Nun Rape: Vatican Relieves Bishop Franco Mulakkal Of Pastoral Responsibilities

Outlook Web Bureau

The SIT of Kerala police probing the case of alleged rape of a nun by a bishop resumed questioning him Thursday even as the state police chief said a decision on Franco Mulakkal's arrest could be taken in a day or two.

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