• Sunday, August 14, 2022

INDIA

Indian police investigate death of key witness in nun rape case

Bishop Franco Mulakkal, accused of raping a nun, is escorted by police in Kerala (Photo: REUTERS/Sivaram V).

By: Keerthi Mohan

Indian police are investigating the death of a witness in a case involving the alleged rape of a nun by a Roman Catholic bishop, after the body of the witness, a priest who had given a statement to police against the bishop, was found on Monday (22). The death comes as India‘s Christian community is reeling from a string of cases – including the arrests of five priests in August on allegations of sexual assault. Police said the body of Kuriakose Kattuthara, a Catholic priest who police said had spoken to them about Bishop Franco Mulakkal, was found in his room…

You do not have access to this content. You need to subscribe.

Eastern Eye

Related Stories

Eastern Eye

Videos

Mrunal Thakur on Dhamaka, experience of working with Kartik Aaryan,…
Nushrratt Bharuccha on Chhorii, pressure of comparison with Lapachhapi, upcoming…
Abhimanyu Dassani on Meenakshi Sundareshwar, how his mom Bhagyashree reacted…