Kottayam : Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today said legal action would be taken against the Asianet channel for trying to give false evidence of which carried the story based on a sting operation. He asked the channel whether they could telecast the whole telephone conversation of the minister. He was speaking at SNDP function. He further added that no one is against the freedom of press, but expect media to maintain its integrity. The limit should not be crossed in the name of freedom.
Channel reported that attempt had been made by Benny Bahanan to spare the congress leaders names from the complaint to be submitted to the court by the key accused Saritha Nair. He also said that Channel had aired the sound track of telephone conversation purportedly made by the minister and middle man. But Anil Kumar said that he had not done anything wrong and said that certain portions of the talk were taken out and presented.