Kochi ; A Congress worker has been arrested for posting on social media, a lewd video - the fake contents of which falsely imply Jo Joseph with aim to berate the popular doctor and sabotage his poll prospects. Taken into police custody is : former Congress Mandalam office bearer and KTDC employee, Sivadasan, a Palakkad native.
Sivadasan was caught by Alathur police who will transfer his custody to police in Thrikkakara. Sivadasan posted the video on a false social media account he created. Five more have been identified in connection with the case and are expected to taken in shortly.
Police made their arrest based on complaint lodged by LDF Thrikkakara Mandalam Secretary, M Swaraj. In his complaint addressed to the State DGP, Swaraj said the video was intended to tarnish the candidate’s repute and spread false propaganda among public.. The letter got forwarded to Thrikkakara station and case registered under sec 67(a) and 123 of the IT Act