The Kerala Police on August 19 registered an FIR against a Wayanad convent for locking up expelled Sister Lucy Kalapurakkal, who was one among the five nuns, who staged a protest on September 8 in front of Kochi high court against former Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal.
Wayanad: The Kerala Police on Monday registered an FIR against the convent in Wayanad for locking up expelled Sister Lucy Kalapurakkal. She was one among the five nuns, who staged a protest on September 8 in front of Kochi high court against former Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal.
According to reports, Lucy alleged that the gate was locked in order to stop her from attending the holy mass and later with the help of the police, the gate was unlocked.
She was expelled from the Franciscan Clarist Congregation (FCC) for not following the norms of the FCC and living a lifestyle not complying with the rules of the nunnery.
Earlier, a show cause notice was sent to Lucy, teacher of Dwaraka Sacred Heart School in Wayanad, Kerala.
Among other allegations, Lucy had been asked to explain her participation in a channel discussion and was questioned for writing in non-Christian newspapers and publishing a book of poems using Rs 50,000 without the permission of church authorities.
The notice said that the nun's involvement on social media cannot be appreciated. It further stated that though several chances were given to her for correcting her mistakes, Sister Lucy was not ready for it. Lucy's stand on Kerala nun rape case has led to many discussions in the state about the freedom and the individual rights of a nun.
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Last Updated Aug 19, 2019, 6:23 PM IST