Second phase of interrogation of bishop begins
Kochi: The second phase of interrogation of Jalandhar bishop Franco Mulakkal, who is facing allegations of sexually abusing a nun, has begun at the Hi-Tech Cell in Tripunithura. The interrogation is led by the investigation officers.
The Bishop arrived at the Hi-Tech Cell by 11 am on Thursday accompanied by two police vehicles. The investigating officers had already arrived there.
The second phase of the interrogation is crucial. The questioning held on Wednesday focussed on listening to the Bishop statements whereas the interrogation to be held on Thursday will focus on quizzing the bishop.
Sources has hinted that the bishop is likely to be arrested after the interrogation. It is learned that he is interrogated by cross examining the evidences before him.
On Wednesday, police questioned him for 7 hours. A bishop is interrogated over a sexual abuse complaint for the first time in India.