Based on the information provided by Lubek Police, Germany, CBI filed FIR against 7 Indian citizens from various States in India, for being allegedly involved in distribution of child pornographic content.
7 Indian nationals linked to an International Paedophilia Group
Lubek Police, Germany received a complaint of Child Pornography. Acting swiftly on the complaint, German Police arrested a German Citizen by name Sasche Treppke, who was arrested and sentenced to an imprisonment of five years for his involvement in distribution and use of child pornographic material. During the course of investigation Lubek Police found that the child pornographic material was being distributed in different 29 whatsapp groups and there were in all 483 members to the said groups. Out of these 483 members, seven members were from India. Lubek Police communicated this information to India Authorities. Based on this information, CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation) swung into action and filed F.I.R.(First Information Report) against these seven Indian nationals. Section 67 B of I.T. Act i.e. Information Technology (Amendment) Act, 2008 is applicable to such an heinous crime and attracts strictest of the punishments under I.T. Act. All the 7 people involved in this heinous crime are from Faridabad, Delhi, Chennai, Howarah, Chomu in Rajasthan and Sahibabad
Pedophilia (alternatively spelt paedophilia) is a psychiatric disorder in which an adult or older adolescent experiences a primary or exclusive sexual attraction to prepubescent children. In popular usage, the word pedophilia is often applied to any sexual interest in children or the act of child sexual abuse.
Under section 67 B of Information Technology (Amendment) Act, 2008 lays down that even collecting, seeking, browsing, downloading, exchanging or distributing child pornographic material in electronic/ digital form, is a criminal offence and punishable with imprisonment of 5 years on first conviction and 7 years on second and subsequent convictions alongwith fine.
As per this law, a child is person who has not completed the age of 18 years.