A court docket right here on Thursday framed fees in opposition to former Bishop of Jalandhar Diocese, Franco Mulakkal, within the case when it comes to rape of a nun in Kerala.
The Further Periods Court docket Pass judgement on learn out to Mulakkal, who used to be provide within the court docket, the costs underneath more than a few sections of the IPC together with the punishment for offence for rape because it commenced trial complaints within the sensational case.
The accused denied the costs in opposition to him.
The case used to be posted for September 16 for the sufferer’s exam.
He has been charged underneath more than a few sections of IPC together with 342 (punishment for wrongful confinement), 377 (Unnatural Intercourse), 376 (c)(a) Sexual sex by means of particular person in authority 376(2)(okay) (indulging in sexual sex by means of exhorting authority), and 506 (legal intimidation).
Final week, the Bishop used to be granted bail by means of the court docket with stringent stipulations and directed him to be provide at the dates of listening to of the case.
The Ideal Court docket had directed Mulakkal to stand trial because it brushed aside his plea searching for discharge within the rape case lodged in opposition to him by means of the nun belonging to a congregation underneath Jalandhar diocese, announcing there used to be no advantage in his petition.
Mulakkal, in his plea had challenged the July 7 Kerala Top Court docket order, disregarding his discharge plea within the rape case filed by means of the nun. The Top Court docket had requested the deposed Bishop of Jalandhar diocese to face for trial within the rape case.
The senior priest of the Roman Catholic Church had filed the revision petition following the dismissal of his discharge plea by means of an ordeal court docket in March this yr.
The rape case in opposition to the Bishop used to be registered by means of police in Kottayam district.
In her criticism to the police in June 2018, the nun had alleged that she used to be subjected to sexual abuse by means of the bishop throughout the length between 2014 and 2016.
The bishop used to be arrested by means of the Particular Investigation group.