Court extends Bishop Franco Mulakkal’s bail
Pala: In the controversial nun rape case, Pala Judicial Magistrate Court extended the bail period granted to Bishop Franco Mulakkal. The court will reconsider the case on June 7.
Bishop Franco Mullakkal arrived at the court on Friday after offering prayers at the tomb of St.Alphonsa in Bharananganam.
The probe team under Vaikkom DySP K Subhash submitted the charge sheet against the bishop before the court on Thursday. The court received the charge sheet in file after observing that the claims in the charge sheet and related documents were genuine.
On Monday, Kerala Police handed over summons to Franco Mulakkal in Jalandhar.
The trial in the case will be shifted to Kottayam district court after the accused appears before the court on June 7 and receives the copy of charge sheet and related documents.
The court appointed Adv Jithesh J Babu as special prosecutor in the case.