Quetta court convicted child pornographer to 3 years imprisonment
Syed Ali Shah :
A local court in Quetta convicted a child pornographer to 3 years imprisonment and Rs. 45,000 fine. Judicial Magistrate-7, Ehtiram ul Haq Baloch announced the judgement on Monday morning.
The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) had arrested the accused Allauddin, a resident of Muslim Bagh. Investigation proved the accused’s involvement in sharing and watching a minor girl’s video in Quetta, Arsalan Manzoor, the head of FIA Cyber Crime Circle said.
FIR against the accused registered under PECA Act
The FIA had registered the case under the PECA 2016 U/S 21,22,24 acts.
The FIA has launched a crack-down on the provincial level to arrest the culprits involved in child pornography and harassment of women. The FIA has launched a crackdown against child pornographers across the country. Scores of pornographers arrested during the crackdown in various parts of the country.
Digital harassment continues to increase across the globe
Cyber-bullying and digital harassment continue to increase in Pakistan like in other parts of the globe. Social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, etc are becoming ground for online harassment. The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Cybercrime wing disposed of around 1,00,000 complaints about online harassment during the year 2020.
Cybercrime appears to be on a constant rise
Cases of cybercrime appear to be on a constant rise after the increasing dependency of human beings on information technology globally. Social media platforms turned into political battlefields also. However, some elements have been using social medial platforms for financial fraud, harassing women, child pornography.