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Police plan to attraction in opposition to Bishop Franco Mulakkal’s acquittal in nun rape case

Kottayam SP D Shilpa informed reporters that the police have sought authorized opinion from the particular public prosecutor to maneuver an attraction in opposition to the judgment.

“We received the detailed verdict late Friday. We have now sought a authorized opinion to maneuver the attraction,” she mentioned.
In the meantime, Bishop visited varied church buildings and met former MLA P C George, who had been backing Mulakkal because the concern got here out.
The Bishop, after a quick assembly with George, left for different visits to church buildings close by, however refused to remark earlier than the media.
George, who met the media after the assembly, mentioned the case was an effort to focus on the Church.
He mentioned the case was a part of a conspiracy to focus on the Church and the believers.
Mulakkal, 57, was accused of raping the nun a number of instances throughout his go to to a convent on this district between 2014 and 2016 when he was the Bishop of the Jalandhar Diocese of the Roman Catholic Church. The complainant is a member of the Missionaries of Jesus, a diocesan congregation beneath the Jalandhar Diocese.
Acquitting the Bishop, the decide of the Further District and Periods Courtroom I, Kottayam, within the order, mentioned the sufferer’s declare that she was raped on 13 events beneath duress can’t be taken reliance on the idea of her solitary testimony.

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