SC dismisses Franco Mulakkal’s plea seeking discharge

New Delhi: The Supreme Court dismissed the plea of former Bishop Franco Mulakkal, seeking direction to discharge him from the nun rape case.

Mulakkal had filed the plea in the top court where he claimed to be innocent and said he was implicated after he questioned the financial dealings of the victim nun. He approached the top court after the Kerala high court rejected his plea for discharge from the case.

The prosecution in the high court had contended that there was strong evidence against him and he was moving pleas frequently to delay the trial. Asianet Online