Kochi, April 9: The Special Investigation Team of Kerala Police on Tuesday filed a charge sheet against rape accused former Bishop Franco Mulakkal.
The former Bishop of Jalandhar was arrested in September last year on charges of repeatedly raping a nun between 2014 and 2016. Later, in October he got bail.
The charge sheet was filed in Pala court.
Bishop Mulakkal has been charged under various sections of the Indian Penal Code, including 376(2)(K)- for sexually abusing a subordinate women using his power & position.Sec 376(2)(n)- repeatedly raping a women by influence, 342-Illegal confinement, 376(c)(a)- Misusing power position & sexually abusing, 377- unnatural sexual abuse,506(1)-intimidating&threatening