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Addressing media persons on Wednesday, Kochi Range IG Vijay Sakhare said that a lot of contradictions had to be ironed out before filing the chargesheet in the controversial nun rape case.
Jalandhar bishop Franco Mulakkal trashes Kerala nun's rape allegations against him; says open for probe
Terming the allegations against him as "serious", the bishop said only three persons knew the truth.
The court also asked the state government if adequate security was being provided to the victim and other nuns who are witnesses.
The commission has asked the State Police Chief Loknath Behera and Kochi Range IG Vijay S Sakhare to file a report at the earliest.
Addressing mediapersons, George used obscene language to call the nun and questioned the genuineness of her complaint.
No action has been initiated against accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal of Jalandhar diocese, alleged the nuns at a dharna organised by various Catholic organisations on Saturday.
The investigation into the rape complaint filed by a Kuravilangadu-based nun against Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal is reaching its final stage.
Despite questioning Bishop Franco Mulakkal for nearly nine hours since Monday night, team yet to arrive at a conclusion in the case
The court appreciated the ongoing police investigation and observed it is always safe to conduct an investigation without going public with the details.
As per the initial investigation of the police, Bishop Mulakkal abused his position and repeatedly raped a nun from Kerala, a special team probing the case told the Kerala high court today.
The Kerala Police team probing the rape charge against Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mullakkal, on Saturday reached New Delhi and began gathering information from various persons in this connection.
A nun had accused Mulakkal of raping her and having unnatural sex multiple times at a small town near Kottayam between 2014 and 2016.
According to DSP K Subash, the Cardinal was cooperative during the interrogation.
K M Varghese, father of Sr Anupama, said Mullackal had made his daughter sign a letter in which many baseless allegations were written against the victim.