USA Citizen arrested for sharing child pornography in Hyderabad, India faces punishment under dreaded Child Porn Law.
US Citizen Mr. James Kirk Jones, 42 Years old has been arrested for downloading and uploading child pornography in Hyderabad on 17/01/2017, cyber crime police of Telangana confiscated the accused laptop and other devices, which had child pornographic content. Jones is an Hyderabad-based MNC Employee.
Interpol had tipped cyber police of telangana state about Jones and he had been under the cyber crime’s scanner then, this was after Interpol sent out information about his transfer of child porn content. Police traced Jones to his Madhapur residence in Cyberabad using his ip address. 29,288 items of child sexual abuse materials on the laptop, 490 GigaTribe profiles and 24 Twitter handles/profiles sharing child pornography as well as an iPhone and an external hard drive containing adult pornography was found in the raid.
Jones confessed to investigators that he had been watching child pornography since he was a child.
Section 67(B) of The IT Act,2000 is slapped on him, which is a Non-Bailable offence and attracts stringent up to 7 Years of Imprisonment with up to 1Million Rupees in Penalty.