HC dismisses plea to postpone trial in nun rape case

Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Thursday dismissed the plea to postpone the trial in the wake of COVID-19 spread, filed by Franco Mulakkal, deposed bishop of Jalandhar, who is facing a rape case.

The court directed to start trial on Monday.

The High Court had earlier rejected Franco Mulakkal's plea to quash the charge against him of sexually assaulting a nun.