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19-yr-old arrested for creating child porn page on FB

Tamil Nadu police have arrested a 19-year-old man for allegedly creating a child pornography page on Facebook.

india Updated: Aug 07, 2015 15:48 IST
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Tamil Nadu police have arrested a 19-year-old man for allegedly creating a child pornography page on Facebook.

The accused, M Manikanda Prabhu, a resident of Pollachi in Coimbatore district, was arrested on Thursday by the crime-branch CID police on a complaint from an NGO working for prevention of child sexual abuse.

Prabhu had allegedly created the Facebook page and posted photographs of girl children with obscene comments on them.

Following the complaint, a case was registered under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act 2012 ( POCSO) and the Information Technology Act 2000.

"After collection of material evidence of the Facebook profile, immediate action was taken and it was removed," a CB-CID release said.

The accused was brought to Chennai and remanded to judicial custody. Police also seized mobile phones and SIM cards allegedly used for the crime.