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UP junior engineer at CBI net for alleged sexual abuse of children | India News

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NEW DELHI: The IWC arrested a junior engineer from the Uttar Pradesh department of irrigation for alleged sexual exploitation of children over the past 10 years and for selling videos and photos of nefarious acts on the dark web to other pedophiles around the world, they said officials on Tuesday.
He is alleged to have victimized about 50 children in the 5 to 16 age group in Chitrakoot, Banda and Hamirpur districts, they said.
He was arrested in Banda and it is likely that he will soon appear before the competent court.
During the searches, the CBI has recovered eight mobile phones, cash around eight lakh, sex toys, laptop and other digital evidence containing a large amount of child sexual abuse material, they said.
The junior engineer is alleged to have been operational for the past 10 years, primarily contacting and sharing child sexual abuse material with other pedophiles globally using overseas cloud and darknet services, they said.
He is understood to have told investigators that he used to bribe children with cell phones and other electronic gadgets to keep his mouth shut about their activities, they said.

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