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CBI arrests J&K man for child sexual abuse


The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested a 35-year-old Srinagar resident for allegedly targeting an online child sexual abuse fraud targeting minors living in the United States, the agency said Tuesday.

The defendant has been registered under section 67 B of the TI Act and Sec. 14 of the Pocso Act of 2012. The agency said there were allegations that the defendant Niyaz Ahmad Mir uploaded pornographic videos and images via the web dark for financial gain and was also involved in direct communication with many minors in the United States.

“His wife [Tamara Stanley] He lived in Washington, USA The defendant allegedly operated through his wife. She allegedly exploited several minors, recorded these abuses and sent them electronically, ”said the agency.

Stanley was arrested by US authorities on June 25 of this year for child pornography, according to a statement issued by the US Department of Justice on June 29, reviewed by HT.

It was also alleged that when the victims refused to follow his diktat, he allegedly shared these videos and images with his relatives. The CBI conducted searches at the defendants’ facilities in Srinagar. “The searches led to the recovery of incriminating digital evidence, including three laptops, five cell phones, pen drives, handwritten notes, etc.,” he said.

The defendant was brought before the Srinagar Competent Court on Tuesday, he said.

The CBI said that it coordinates regularly with international law enforcement agencies to detect and investigate the sexual abuse of minors, especially in cyberspace, and also reaffirms its commitment to promoting cooperation with US law enforcement agencies. To combat child sexual abuse in cyberspace.

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