Kottayam (Kerala), August 13
A neighborhood court docket right this moment framed expenses towards former Bishop of Jalandhar Diocese Franco Mulakkal in a case referring to alleged rape of a nun in Kerala.
The Additional Sessions Court Judge learn out to Mulakkal the fees below numerous sections of the IPC, together with rape, because it commenced trial proceedings within the case. The accused denied the fees. The case was posted for September 16 for the sufferer’s examination.
Mulakkal has been charged below IPC Sections 342 (wrongful confinement), 377 (unnatural intercourse), 376 (c)(a) (sexual activity by particular person in authority), 376(2)(ok) (sexual activity by exhorting authority) and 506 (felony intimidation). Last week, Mulakkal was granted bail with stringent circumstances. — PTI