'Lack of evidence by prosecution led to acquittal of Bishop Franco'

'Lack of evidence by prosecution led to acquittal of Bishop Franco'

'Lack of evidence by prosecution led to acquittal of Bishop Franco' In the 289-page judgment, Kottayam Additional Sessions Judge Gopakumar G concludes that there is no consistency in the statement of the victim Deepkamal Kaur Jalandhar, January 15 Lack of proper evidences put forth by the prosecution and contradictory versions given by the complainant nun to different persons have led to the acquittal of Bishop Franco Mulakkal by the Kerala court. In the 289-page judgment passed by Kottayam Additional Sessions Judge Gopakumar G, he concluded that there is no consistency in the statement of the victim. “The grievance projected by her to the companion sisters was that the accused was taking retaliatory steps for not yielding to his sexual desires, whereas her version before the court was that she was …
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