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CBI busts child porn racket on Whatsapp, one arrested

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New Delhi: In a shocking incident, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has busted a child pornography racket being run through a Whatsapp group comprising of 119 members from various countries.

The Central probe agency has arrested the alleged group administrator named Nikhil Verma who hails from Kannauj in uttar Pradesh. The 20-year old accused who is an unemployed B.Com graduate will be brought to Delhi on transit remand.

Four others from three major cities of the country have also been identified as other administrators of the Whatsapp group.

As per reports, the pornographic material was being uploaded in the group named ‘Kids-XXX’ involving people from Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Afghanistan, United States, Mexico, New Zealand, Chine, Nigeria, Brazil and Kenya.

The CBI has also shared details with the respective foreign jurisdictions for initiating legal action against them.

The CBI is conducting searches on the premises of the suspects in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Mumbai. The agency is also trying to determine whether the accused persons were charging money for sharing the pornographic material.

 

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