KARACHI: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Tuesday claimed to have apprehended arrest one more member of the child pornography ring during a raid in Karachi.
A spokesperson for the agency in a statement said that the suspect is identified as Faraz Khan who was also accused of working for child pornographers in foreign countries. He further said that the arrested accused is a key member of child pornographers and involved in various illegal activities.
After commencing grand operation to arrest culprits who are running child pornography ring in the country, the FIA cybercrime wing conducted targeted raids in different cities across the country.
On July 4, the Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) Cyber Crime Wing had arrested three suspects involved in ‘child pornography’ in a countrywide crackdown.
According to the FIA’s cybercrime wing, the action had been carried out upon the directives of Prime Minister Imran Khan. The agency had produced them before the prevention of cybercrime courts and obtained their three-day physical remand.
The three suspects were arrested from Lahore, Faisalabad, and Gujranwala. The Cyber Crime also recovered pornographic material, photographs, and other devices from their possession.
FIA had registered the case against them under various sections of the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act and the Pakistan Penal Code.
A senior FIA official had informed that the suspects were alleged members of pornographic websites. “The suspects are arrested with the active support of Interpol and international law enforcement agencies,” he added.
He had claimed that the suspects share pornographic material with international pornographic websites and also in local WhatsApp groups.