Kerala nun rape

Kerala Police will provide security to nuns, convent if required: Kottayam SP Shilpa

Kottayam Superintendent of Police D Shilpa said they have approached the Special Public Prosecutor to assess the scope for appeal in the case.

published on : 15th January 2022

Inconsistent versions of survivor pose questions on her credibility: Court while acquitting Bishop Franco Mulakkal

In his 289-page verdict, the judge said the survivor's claim that she was raped on 13 occasions under duress cannot be relied on the basis of her solitary testimony.

published on : 15th January 2022

Bishop Franco Mulakkal's acquittal in rape case: Nuns say they will file appeal

The court said it was evident that the victim was swayed under the influence of others who had other vested interests in the matter.

published on : 15th January 2022

 Former Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal acquitted by sessions court in Kerala nun's rape complaint

The one-line verdict was pronounced by the additional district and sessions court I in Kottayam, where the security was beefed up to tackle possible law-and-order issues.

published on : 14th January 2022

Rousing reception for rape-accused ex-bishop Franco Mulakkal in Jalandhar

Mulakkal was granted conditional bail by the Kerala High Court on Monday, and released from a jail near Kottayam a day later.

published on : 17th October 2018

Kerala nun rape case: Bishop Franco Mulakkal brought to convent where abuse took place

The trip to the convent is part of the police's evidence gathering. According to the victim's complains, Mulakkal raped her at the VIP rest room, where he has been staying.

published on : 23rd September 2018

Kerala nun rape case: Nuns arrive at protest venue, thank civil society for support

Activists and leaders of NGOs greeted the nuns with slogans as they climbed on to the stage where they spent 14 days demanding the arrest of Bishop Franco.

published on : 23rd September 2018

Kerala nun rape case: Endurance triumphs as Bishop Franco Mulakkal gets arrested

Since no political party was willing to back them, the protesting nuns had to rely solely on the civil society’s support to expose the injustice meted out to them.

published on : 22nd September 2018

Kerala nun rape case: Special Investigation Team sticks to charges slapped on Bishop Franco Mulakkal

Police officers said they were able to present clear evidence, collected during the course of their investigation, before the bishop to convince his arrest.

published on : 22nd September 2018

Kerala nun rape case: Protest to continue until justice is served

When the news of the arrest first started to trickle in, the venue, where the protest by the nuns entered the 14th day on Friday, was filled with joy.

published on : 22nd September 2018

Kerala nun rape case: Bishop Franco Mulakkal hospitalised after complaining of chest pain

Franco complained of chest pain when he was being taken to Kottayam Police club from the Crime Branch office in Thrippunithura in Ernakulam district Friday night, they said.

published on : 22nd September 2018

Kerala nun rape case: Franco Mulakkal becomes first bishop in India to be arrested for rape

It was after high drama and suspense that began around noon that top police officers finally confirmed the arrest of the bishop, around 8 pm.

published on : 22nd September 2018

Kerala nun rape case: Bishop’s arrest looms large as police seek clarification

The decision was taken during a one-hour meeting of Kochi Range IG Vijay Sakhre with the Director General of Prosecution’s office here.

published on : 21st September 2018

Kerala nun rape case: Kodiyeri Balakrishnan terms nuns’ strike ill-motivated

The CPM state chief alleged the strike was part of a political campaign. 

published on : 21st September 2018

Kerala nun rape case: Vatican temporarily relieves Bishop Franco Mulakkal of pastoral duties

Agnelo Rufino Gracias, Titular Bishop of Molicunza and Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Bombay, has been appointed as the administrator of the Jalandhar Diocese.

published on : 21st September 2018
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