Subhash, in its first stop in Delhi, was to take statement on Saturday from a Delhi-based couple who raised a complaint against the nun. The police had issued a notice to the bishop asking him to appear before the police for interrogation on Wednesday. Meanwhile, at the other end of Kochi, at Vanchi Square in the High Court junction, a sit-in by five nuns of the Missionaries of Jesus demanding the immediate arrest of bishop Franco entered its 12th day. Many believe that there have been too many incidents of the kind in recent years for them to be brushed aside as aberrations. The court passed the order when the petition filed by K.

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The officer said medical examination also revealed that she was subjected to rape. This happened in case of the errant nun in Aluva.

She prescribed extreme poverty, going barefoot and observing silence and strict abstinence. Disclosures such as the rape charges against the Jalandhar Bishop should be eye-openers for them, they said. In a letter, they said the mudslinging between the bishop and his priests on the one hand and and the aggrieved nun and her family on the other had turned the Church into an object of ridicule before the people.

Where the elephant god sleeps 7 Days. A directive on bringing clarity to a few more aspects was issued by Inspector General of Police Vijay Sakhare during a meeting to review the progress of the investigation here on Monday midnight. Sanker had said that it would be wrapped up overnight and the findings available by the time interrogation gets under way on Friday.

Subash, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Aluv, who is heading the investigation team. The MMS clip surfaced in Aluva on Friday at the time when the year-old congregation was to shift the nun, who was working on the front desk of the hospital, to a new hospital set up by it recently.


Bishop Mulakkal sex scandal: the story till now – The Hindu

Eight priests led by Fr. The nun had said she had to approach the police as the church authorities did not act on her repeated complaints against the clergyman. According to her, the congregation authorities turned hostile towards her after she complained about an alleged attempt of sexual harassment by a priest in Official sources said the bishop would be subjected to interrogation by the Vaikom Deputy SP at Ettumanur aith station, Kottayam.

Francis Mission Home, near Kuravilangad, under the Missionaries of Jesus, filed a complaint accusing the bishop of sexually abusing her on 14 occasions between and Making it clear that he was woth at the venue as a representative of his party, Mr. August 04, Among those who arrived at Vanchi Square in solidarity with the nuns and to demand the arrest of the bishop were Kerala Pradesh Congress Eith president M.

Her once insolvent brother whom she had bailed out by taking a three-year-long sabbatical from religious life is nowhere around these days. The support for the ongoing protest continued to pour in from various quarters.

Bishop Franco Mulakkal and Kerala nun rape case: the story till now

Arrest not ruled out Speaking to The Hindudistrict police chief Hari Sanker said the High Court decision to postpone the hearing, will not stop the police from arresting the bishop if they found enough evidence against him. The police have their own method of investigation.

Bishop Franco Mulakkal, former head of the Catholic diocese of Jalandhar, under arrest in connection with the rape of a nun, has been sent to the sub jail by the Judicial First Class Magistrate Court at Pala.


Monetary donations are not accepted because of the vow of poverty, but local parishioners donate food like rice, bread, vegetables and fruits to the monastery but this food is also shared with the poor, who come to the monastery every day and ring the bell so one of the sisters leaves food for them by the revolving door.

Sister Anupama, a protester, thanked everyone who rallied behind them. Subhash, his statement also corroborated the complaint of the nun recorded earlier. He will be under judicial custody till October 6. Similarly, parents are also allowed to visit a nun if she is on her deathbed.

The special investigation team SIT led by K. In the last few years, Jesme has become a rallying point for those questioning the church in Kerala. The case against the bishop was registered by the Kuravilangad police on June 28, a day after the nun met the police chief with a complaint that the bishop had raped her multiple times at the Kuravilangad convent.

Printable version Dec 29, 5: The statement of a relative of the nun will also be recorded. In another incident, a nun, in a complaint to the Kottayam district police chief last month, alleged that Jalandhar Alyva Franco Mulakkal raped her and had unnatural sex with her multiple times at a small town near Kottayam between and The monastery in Aluva was built in

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