Kerala nun rape: Accused Bishop cries foul, says conspiracy against church

Delhi, Sep 11: Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal on Tuesday described rape allegations against him as a conspiracy. 

“I feel there are people who are against the church, they’re using these sisters. This is a conspiracy and several people are taking advantage of the situation, they are putting sisters at the forefront”, Speaking to media Mulakkal said.

“Police questioned me for 9 hours. They took her statement too and there were contradictions. They (police) are studying it as to who’s speaking the truth. I’ve heard they’re (nuns) protesting. It’s their right to protest”, he added.

A 44-year-old Kerala based Nun has alleged that she was raped several times between 2014 to 2016.

She filed the FIR against Mulakkal on June 27 this year.


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