I-T raid at headquarters of Believers’ Church in Thiruvalla
Kottayam: The Income Tax department carried out a raid at the residence and offices of KP Yohannan, founder and bishop of Believers’ Church here on Thursday. The officials seized Rs 54 lakh from the boot of a vehicle parked there and also some phones.
The raid commenced at 7 am at the offices under Believers’ Church in Thiruvalla. According to reports, the raid was initiated over receiving foreign fund.
Earlier, it was alleged that Believers’ Church headed by KP Yohannan has been receiving foreign contribution by violating the Foreign Exchange Management Act.
In 2012, the state government had ordered a probe against KP Yohannan.