Bishop hospitalised due to chest pain
Kottayam: Jalandhar bishop Franco Mulakkal has been admitted to the ICU of Kottayam Medical College following high blood pressure, soon after being arrested in connection with the sexual abuse complaint filed by a nun. He was hospitalised in the medical college when he complained of chest pain during the journey.
The bishop was suffering high blood pressure as soon as he was taken to Tripunithura Taluk Hospital for medical examination. The hospital authorities said that his blood pressure has crossed 200. Following this, they took his ECG and allowed to take rest for some time.
Later, the bishop complained of chest pain on their way to Kottayam and he was taken to medical college. The doctors informed that the bishop is under observation as he suffers hypertension.
Further actions will be decided after checking the result of blood test. If the bishop is not discharged soon, the police will try to complete the procedures by bringing the magistrate to the hospital.