FIA cyber crime wing files 4 child pornography cases.


ISLAMABAD -- The Cybercrime Wing of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on a tip of Interpol has got registered four cases against some accused allegedly found in child pornography.

The agency has taken this action as part of a countrywide crackdown against child pornography.

In its latest action, the cybercrime wing has arrested an accused from Karachi and a case has also been registered against him. Prior to this, the wing had registered three cases against child pornography in Gujranwala and Faisalabad in Punjab and Hyderabad in Sindh.

All the four accused in these cases have been charged under various sections of the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act, 2016 and the Pakistan Penal Code.

A senior official of the FIA told The Nation that the investigations against the alleged child pornographers were under way on the basis of the information given by the Interpol. He said that physical remand of all the accused had been taken from the relevant cybercrime courts to further probe the scam.

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According to the information provided by Interpol to FIA, some Pakistanis have been found involved in sharing child pornography material on the social media websites and WhatsApp groups.

The official said that the cybercrime wing has yet...

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