Bishop Franco Mulakkal arrested in Kerala nun sexual abuse case

Catholic Bishop, Franco Mulakkal of the Jalandhar diocese was arrested by Kerala police in Kochi last night on sexual abuse charges against a nun. He was arrested after three days continuous interrogation by the police.

Bishop Mulakkal was questioned at Jalandhar in Punjab in August. Franco Mulakkal has been accused of repeatedly abusing the nun sexually between 2014 and 2016.

The police have taken him to Kottayam. The Kottayam Superintendent of Police said that he would be presented before the court today.

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