The High Court of Kerala has acquitted Franco Mulakkal against charges of rape levied by a nun.
He was accused of raping the nun serval times when he use to go to a convent in Kottayam District, he was the bishop of Jalandhar of the Roman Catholic Church. The Court acquitted him by stating that the opposition fail to establish their case. The detailed Order of Court is awaited in the matter.
He was charged with wrongful confinement, unnatural sex, and criminal intimidation.
The trial court had put restrictions against print and electronic media to publish any material about the case without the permission of the Court.