VIJAYAWADA: The CID informed that investigation in the pastor Praveen Chakravarthy’s issue about conversion of villagers is progressing.
In a press release here on Thursday, CID officials informed that Singam Venkata Srilakshminarayana, resident of Pandaripuram, Guntur lodged a complaint on January 12 in the CID police station at Mangalagiri against Praveen. The complainant stated that in YouTube, he found a video of the pastor who stated that idols of Hindu gods were fake. He enclosed a CD containing the video of Praveen’s statement.
The report disclosed a cognizable offence and the same was registered as Case in Cr.No.1 of 2021 of Cyber Crime Police Station, CID U/s 153 A,153B(1) (c), 505(1)(c), 505(2), 295(A), 124(A), 115 IPC r/w 66 (F) of Information Technology Act. The investigation officer and his team acted fast and verified the facts and arrested the accused a day later.
The pastor was produced before court, which sent him jail on January 13…