Nun rape case : Probe team face threats, Bishop to be questioned again

Amid speculation of imminent arrest, the police team probing nun rape case allegedly faces threats.

According to sources, the DySP heading investigations had a miraculous escape after a lorry chased his vehicle. No further details have been made available.

Unconfirmed reports has it that the cops are under pressure from ruling govt to avoid arresting Bishop Franco Mullakal accused of raping the nun.

Meanwhile the Vaikom DySP says the priest will be subject to another round of questioning. The officer will meet SP in Kochi today regarding the move.

The Case
The nun who works in an institution under Punjab diocese headed by  Bishop Franco Mullakal claimed she was raped on 13 different occassions starting May 2014 by him.

The nun approached the police early May following alleged inaction by church authorities.

The case captured widespread criticism after what appeared to be pressures to suppress victim’s cry for justice.

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