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Bishop sexually abused 13 times, alleges Kottayam nun

Kottayam: A Kottayam based Catholic nun has leveled sexual abuse allegation against bishop to which the Kottayam police have registered a case. She said in her complaint that the latter was sexually abused 13 times by a Bishop between 2014 and 2106.

Meanwhile the Bishop denied the allegation and said the complainant had been threatening to malign him with the charges after he took disciplinary against her when they were together in Madhya Pradesh. Her brother also had threatened the bishop

The nun, who is now in Marangattu church seminary, has alleged in her complaint filed with the Kuravilangad police that Franco Mulakkal, Bishop of the Diocese of Jalandhar, had sexually abused her multiple times at a guest house in 2014. Later he abused her after reaching the present seminary.

However, the police said the nun had faced disciplinary action when she was in Madhya Pradesh. The bishop had also filed a complaint against her brother for threatening him. The nun came up with allegation two days after this.

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