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Monday 17 Jun 2019 04.48 PM

Defamation against Believers Eastern Church – Anush Solomon Joy (Samaritan Solomon) arrested.

Defamation

Thiruvalla:- Anush Solomon Joy (Samaritan Solomon) an accused in spreading false and defamatory news against Believers Eastern Church and its Metropolitan Dr. K P Yohannan (Mor Athanasius Yohan) was arrested today by the Kerala Police. The inspector In charge of the Thiruvalla Police Station recorded the arrest. Anush Solomon Joy was involved in spreading wrong and defamatory news against the church and it’s Metropolitan for long time.

He used several social media platforms and few online portals to carry on his activities. According to the church officials, Anush Solomon, A resident of Bangalore city has approached the church several times with blackmailing threats. When church decided not to yield into his blackmailing, he started tarnishing the name of the church and Metropolitan through social media and online portals. A criminal defamatory case was registered against him imposing IPC 447,468,500,506,153 A and 66A of IT Act.

Earlier a civil defamation case was filed against the same individual for making defamatory comments on church and Dr. K P Yohannan Metropolitan and the court imposed a fine of Rs.25,00,000 (25 Lakhs) against the accused.

“The blackmailing culture of the online portals and social media sites are a real threat to the society and we will fight any such moves”. Said Fr. Sijo Pandapallil, official spokesperson of the church.

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