The Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI) has arrested a 35-year-old resident of Srinagar for allegedly operating a web based little one sexual abuse racket to focus on minors dwelling within the US, the company mentioned on Tuesday.
The accused has been booked beneath part 67 B of IT Act and Sec. 14 of Pocso Act, 2012. The company mentioned that there have been allegations that the accused Niyaz Ahmad Mir uploaded pornographic movies and pictures over the darkish internet for monetary good points and was additionally concerned in direct communication with many minors within the USA.
“His wife [Tamara Stanley] was living in Washington, USA. The accused was allegedly operating through his wife. She allegedly exploited multiple minors, recorded these abuses and electronically sent the same to him,” the company mentioned.
Stanley was arrested by US authorities on June 25 this yr for little one pornography, in response to an announcement issued by US Justice division on June 29, reviewed by HT.
It was additionally alleged that when the victims refused to observe his diktat, he allegedly shared these movies and pictures with their members of the family. The CBI carried out searches on the premises of the accused in Srinagar. “The searches led to recovery of incriminating digital evidence including three laptops, five mobiles, pen drives, hand written notes etc,” it mentioned.
The accused was produced earlier than the Competent Court at Srinagar on Tuesday, it mentioned.
The CBI mentioned it usually coordinates with worldwide regulation enforcement companies to detect and probe sexual abuse of minors, particularly over the cyber house and in addition reaffirms its dedication in direction of selling cooperation with US Law Enforcement Agencies in combating little one sexual abuse in cyber house.