New Delhi, November 17: The Central Bureau of Investigation arrested a Junior Engineer of the Uttar Pradesh Irrigation Department for sexually abusing minors and allegedly using Darkweb for sale, transmission, and sharing of such Child Sexual Abuse Material content with other individuals.
A case was registered against the accused and other unknown persons.
Apart from the physical abuse of these children, the accused also allegedly recorded their acts using their mobile phones, laptops, and other electronic devices. It was further alleged that these photographs and video films containing child sexual abuse material were published/ transmitted by the accused using an internet facility.
The searches were conducted at the residence of the accused which led to the recovery of cash of Rs 8 lakh, mobile phones, laptops, web-camera, and other electronic storage devices including pen drives/memory cards and several sex toys, which he allegedly used these electronic items and gadgets to lure children in the age group of 5-16 years.