Bishop Franco Mulakkal discharged from hospital
Kottayam: Bishop Franco Mulakkal who was arrested in connection with the sexual abuse complaint filed by a nun has been discharged from the hospital. He was admitted to the cardiology ward of Kottayam Medical College on Friday night following chest pain.
Bishop was arrested on Friday by 8 pm following the sexual abuse complaint filed by the nun. The doctors have informed that the bishop has no serious health issues. It is learned that the bishop will leave the hospital within half an hour after completing the procedures.
A team of police has been deployed in the hospital premises. The bishop will be taken from the hospital to Kottayam police club and will be produced in Pala court by 11 am.
Meanwhile, the bishop’s lawyer alleged that the arrest of bishop was illegal. He also said that they will file a bail plea today itself. As the interrogation has been completed, the bishop need not be held in custody, he added.