Nun rape case: Kerala court frames charges against ex-Bishop of Jalandhar diocese

A court here on Thursday framed charges against former Bishop of Jalandhar Diocese, Franco Mulakkal, in the case relating to rape of a nun in Kerala.

The Additional Sessions Court Judge read out to Mulakkal, who was present in the court, the charges under various sections of the IPC, including the punishment for offence for rape, as it commenced trial proceedings in the sensational case.

The accused denied the charges against him.

The case was posted for September 16 for the victim’s examination.

He has been charged under various sections of IPC, including 342 (punishment for wrongful confinement), 377 (Unnatural Sex), 376 (a) Sexual intercourse by person in authority 376(2)(k) (indulging in sexual intercourse by exhorting authority), and 506 (criminal intimidation).

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