Kochi, 10 March, Sreeparvathy K.: Ernakulam First Class Magistrate Court had ordered to register case against Gail Tredwell and five media organizations for disturbing harmony of religious beliefs of people. The court stated that Tredwell had made revelations against Mata Amrithanandamayi and the reports were made public by five media organizations-Indiavision, Mediaone, Madhyamam, Thejas and Reporter channel.
Meanwhile no case was to be imposed on Kairali Channel which aired the interview with Gail Tredwell. Court also ordered to register case against Supreme Court advocate Deepak Prakash and Wattle Tree publisher. Magistrate Shyamkumar Raghavan ordered the Palarivattom Police to register FIR under IPC section 153A(b) and 29/AB.
Gail Tredwell ‘Gayathri’ who had been the aid and supporter of Amrithanandamayi for about 20 years had made shocking revelations about the Math in her autobiography ‘Holy Hell’. She stated that she was physically abused many times in the Math and the Math had turned into a commercial monopoly with crores of dollars in Swiss bank. Later in an interview given to Kairali channel, she reiterated the allegations in the book.