India: Kerala police registers case against bishop for allegedly raping nun more than a dozen times
Sunday, July 1, 2018
According to the complaint, the bishop from Kerala assaulted the nun starting in 2014. Police superintendent Hari Shankar said the complaint was lodged at thepolice station. The nun said she was first sexually assaulted in Kuravilangad. Bishop Frank Mullakkal was appointed the bishop of Jalandhar's church in 2013.
The nun's complaint was registered just days after the accused bishop lodged a complaint reportedly against the nun's family for blackmailing him about the alleged sexual assault. The nun said she had complained to church authorities about the assaults but she was dismissed from her official position.
Police superintendent Hari Shankar said, "The bishop has given a complaint against the nun, saying that she has threatened him. Police have registered two cases based on the complaints".
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