Again a case was filed against Cardinal Mar George Alencherry in connection with Syro Malabar Church land deal. The suo-motu case was filed by Kakkanad Magistrate court and it relates to the sale of the land belonging to Karunalayam owned by the church.
Besides Cardinal Alencherry, former Procurator Father Joshy Puthuve is an accused in the case. Two cases have been registered against the two. Breach of trust, conspiracy, registering property documents using wrong information are the offences charged.
The basis of the case is a complaint filed by one Perumbavur native Joshy. The case was filed after witnesses were examined. The court has asked the accused to appear in person on March 13.