Child Pornography on social media – MP police official said on Wednesday that eight people were arrested in Madhya Pradesh’s Indore district for allegedly sharing child pornography material on different social media sites.
These instances have been reported to various police stations across the city.
“An organisation named National Centre for Missing and Exploited Children, which works on child sex abuse and sexual exploitation in the country, used to prepare a report in which child pornography related contents are detected through software on all the significant social media platforms,” Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Aditya Mishra told ANI. The data is then transferred to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), from which the Indore Police obtained information.”
Child Pornography on social media
“We discovered that eight people in the Indore district were posting child pornography on social media platforms.” “As a result, the police have registered a case against eight people in the matter under Indian Penal Code (IPC) section 294 and 67 B of the IT Act,” DCP Mishra said.
The investigation is ongoing, and other parts of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act will be expanded into the case, according to the officer.
DCP Mishra further said that attempts were being made to apprehend the accused, and that following their detention, their phones and electronic devices would be searched to determine how many times they posted such information.