Man held over child porn

Staff Correspondent

4 January, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Cyber Crime Investigation Division of CTTC arrested a man on charges of child pornography.

The arrestee is named as KM Mirajul Azam, 28.

Sayeed Nasirullah, Senior Assistant Commissioner of Cyber Crime Investigation Division, said one of their teams nabbed Mirajul Azam after raiding a house on Atish Dipankar Road under Mugda Police Station in the capital on December 29.

They also seized Azam’s mobile phone, other devices and some social media IDs used in child pornography, he added.

Azam motivated local and foreign children to send their own pornographic videos and then uploaded them by opening accounts on the internet.

He used pornographic pictures and videos of an underage Indian victim on his WhatsApp ID and demanded Rs 250,000 from the Indian victim through a bank account. He also threatened to make the pictures go viral on social networking websites.

A case was filed at Ramna Police Station under the Pornography Control Act.

 


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