Kerala nun rape case: Accused Franco Mulakkal granted bail

First Published 7, Aug 2020, 2:00 PM

Additional district court granted bail to the Kerala nun rape case accused Franco Mulakkal

<p>The Kerala nun rape case accused Franco Mulakkal was granted bail.<br />
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The Kerala nun rape case accused Franco Mulakkal was granted bail.
 

<p>The Kottayam court granted bail to the accused after he appeared before the court on Friday (August 7).<br />
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The Kottayam court granted bail to the accused after he appeared before the court on Friday (August 7).
 

<p>The court also asked Mulakkal not to leave Kerala till August 13</p>

The court also asked Mulakkal not to leave Kerala till August 13

<p>The additional district court judge G Gopakumar recalled the non bailable warrant against Mulakkal and cancelled the proceedings against the old sureties</p>

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The additional district court judge G Gopakumar recalled the non bailable warrant against Mulakkal and cancelled the proceedings against the old sureties

 
 

<p>&nbsp;The court has also adjourned the case to August 13</p>

 The court has also adjourned the case to August 13

<p>A day ago, the Supreme Court had dismissed the plea by Mulakkal, against a Kerala high court order rejecting his petition for discharge in the case.</p>

A day ago, the Supreme Court had dismissed the plea by Mulakkal, against a Kerala high court order rejecting his petition for discharge in the case.

<p>Mulakkal, who was granted bail in 2018, is accused of raping a nun belonging to the Order of Missionaries of Jesus several times between 2014 and 2016 at a convent in Kottayam district in Kerala.</p>

Mulakkal, who was granted bail in 2018, is accused of raping a nun belonging to the Order of Missionaries of Jesus several times between 2014 and 2016 at a convent in Kottayam district in Kerala.

<p>Mulakkal was arrested following huge protests in Kerala and spent nearly 40 days in jail before he received bail</p>

Mulakkal was arrested following huge protests in Kerala and spent nearly 40 days in jail before he received bail

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