A CSI pastor belonging to Sawyerpuram in Thoothukudi was charged by police for allegedly sharing a pornographic video on a WhatsApp group on Thursday, according to TNIE report.
Police said that the accused pastor David Gnaniah had shared this video on September 18,2015 on a WhatsApp group in which many members of the CSI Church and the same community was present.
Many agitated members of the group including women warned him to act decently on the social media platform. Daniel Pulraj, a member of the group informed an executive member of CSI Diocese Rajesh Ravichandran. He checked this with other members of the group and wrote a petition to Sub-Inspector Ashwin Kotnis.
The SP investigated the matter and found that the pastor had sent the video to the WhatsApp group. A case has been filed against him. The SP told The New Indian Express that the act of sending the video was deliberate and a case was filed against the pastor.
Police said that the arrest of the pastor depends on the Investigation Officer and as the priest holds a respectable position he will be arrested only after proper investigation into this matter.