The rape accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal of the Catholic Diocese in Jalandhar, who was arrested yesterday and admitted to Kottayam Medical College Hospital was discharged this morning.
The priest has been accused of raping a nun 13 times between 2014 and 2016 was arrested yesterday and when he complained of chest pain, Mulakkal was hospitalised in a hospital at Kottayam and he was kept under observation. After discharging from the hospital, police took the bishop to the police club and he will be eventually produced before a court in Pala.
Overnight, he was kept under observation at the cardiology department. When the doctors gave clearance stating that he is fit, the police whisked Mulakkal to the police club. After three days of intense interrogation, the bishop was finally arrested yesterday and the police claimed that they had found substantial evidence against the priest. Meanwhile, the nuns, who were protesting against the bishop demanding his arrest, went on jubilation mode, when the news of the arrest came.