India - Bishop Charged With Raping Nun


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An Indian bishop, Franco Mulakkal, was charged on Tuesday with raping a nun several times between 2014 and 2016. The investigation was carried out in the district of the southern state of Kerala. Mulakkal — who would face a maximum punishment of life imprisonment if convicted — has denied the allegations. Franco Mulakkal also faces charges of unlawful detention, unnatural sex and abuse of authority.