2 held for promoting youngster porn on social media


New Delhi, January 10

The CBI has arrested two Delhi-based individuals for their alleged role in sale and purchase of Child Sexual Abuse Material (CSAM) through social media platforms.

Officials in the agency said, Neeraj Kumar Yadav, an engineer by education, and Kuljeet Singh Makan were taken into custody by a special unit of the CBI that handles child abuse crimes.

The duo has been arrested in connection with an ongoing case against them, and the competent court has sent them to judicial custody till January 22, they said.

CBI spokesperson RC Joshi said the accused had allegedly advertised the sale of CSAM on Instagram with payments to be made through digital applications such as Paytm, Google Pay and others.

“The CBI registered a case on the allegations that the accused was advertising over Instagram account for sale of objectionable material,” he said. — TNS



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