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Kerala Bishop Franco Mulakkal's Bail Cancelled In Nun Rape Case

Kerala Bishop Franco Mulakkal's Bail Cancelled In Nun Rape Case
Kottayam:

The bail granted last year to Bishop Franco Mulakkal, accused of raping a nun in Kerala, stands cancelled, a local court ruled on Monday, issuing a non-bailable warrant against him.

The decision was announced by the Kottayam Additional District Court. On July 1, when the case was being heard by the court, Franco was not present. His lawyer claimed that the accused was stuck in a coronavirus containment zone in Punjab.

A Special Prosecutor today deposed before the court that the Jalandhar Civil Lines, where he lives, is not listed as a containment zone.

The court, admitting the argument of the prosecution, cancelled the bail.