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Businessman downloads child sexual abuse content from dark web, held in Chennai

NYOOOZ 2020-01-13 00:00:00

By Express News ServiceCHENNAI: A city-based businessman was arrested on Saturday night for downloading child sexual abuse content (colloquially known as child pornography) from the dark web and sharing it with his friend via Facebook messenger. Though he had used the dark web, we were able to ascertain the IP address of the phone he used to share the content,” police said. Speaking to Express, Deputy Commissioner Jayalakshmi said that the NCMEC is equipped with technology to monitor sharing of such content. “The suspect had used different web browsers to keep his identity anonymous still we were able to nab him,” another officer said. Vepery All Women Police have booked him under sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and also the Information Technology Act.