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Fact Check: Is this the photo of money seized from Paul Dhinakaran’s house?


This is the photo of the money that seized at Paul Dhinakaran’s home…

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During a three-day audit/ride of 28 places owned by Paul Dhinakaran, the pastor of Karunya University in Coimbatore and head of the organization “Jesus Calls”, it was revealed that Rs 118 crore had been invested in various companies without accounting for the last 20 to 22 days.

Authorities also seized 4.7 kg of gold from a Karunya University guest house. Following this, a summon was sent to Paul Dhinakaran on behalf of the Income Tax Department.

The inquiry by the Income Tax Department into the places owned by Paul Dhinakaran also caused a stir with the news of an unaccounted investment of Rs 118 crore and 4.7 gold found there. Meanwhile, a photo has been shared on social media as money was seized from Paul Dhinakaran’s house.

Fact Check:

On December 11, 2020, Vikatan reported that while searching for a photo of a money launderer, “anti-bribery police raided the house of a Nagai Pollution Control Board engineer who was caught taking bribes at a rice mill in Thiruvarur.”

The income tax audit was based on complaints that the Christian organization “Jesus Calls” was receiving money from abroad and tax evasion. According to the Hindu Tamil, the investigation has revealed that Paul Dhinakaran has kept the funds received from abroad in foreign companies for his religious campaign meetings in India and abroad and has invested in many private properties.


Froom our search it is learned that the photo of Nagai Pollution Control Board engineer Dhanraj who caught for keeping the bribed money at his home was being misrepresented as photos of money seized at Paul Dinakaran house.

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