Online child abuse raids are being conducted by the CBI

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SOURCE: UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON

CBI is conducting raids against online child abuse all over the country at different locations and states.

On 24th September the Crime Bureau of Investigation (CBI) launched the mission against child abuse around India it will include searches in 59 locations in 19 states and one union territory. This mission is launched to fight against the circulation of child sex abuse material.

The operation is code-named “Megha Chakra” and it’s being carried about by the inputs of Interpol received from a Singapore special unit based on the information from the authorities in New Zealand.

There is a search being done in states like Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Goa, Gujrat, and many other states as well.

A similar kind of operation or exercise was done last November which was named “operation carbon”. In this mission, the CBI captured the culprits from 13 states and one union territory in which they registered more than 80 people involved in this crime. It was operated in 76 locations around the country.

All the people were charged under the provision of the Indian penal code and technology act for uploading, viewing, and uploading child abuse sexual content on social media platforms and groups.

The CBI has decided to gather information from several countries around the globe about this problem under Mutual Legal Assistance Treaties so that they can find individuals who are involved in this crime and racket. There are more than 100 references to be made by them.

 Apart from India, there are also many suspects found in many other countries like Pakistan, Canada, the USA, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Malaysia, and many more.

The mission led to successfully identifying the accuser of more than 50 groups which included more than 5000 offenders who were nationals of countries like Romania, Australia, Spain, Germany, Kuwait, Algeria, Turkey, and Uganda.


Read More: Apple’s New System to Scan Images for Child Abuse


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