Upload files of child sexual abuse material online


After evaluating information received from EUROPOL, that a specific user of an account on a social networking platform, uploaded files with material of child sexual abuse on the internet, members of the Cybercrime Prosecution Branch proceeded to arrest a 27-year-old person.

This morning, members of the Cybercrime Prosecution Branch and the Forensic Laboratory of Electronic Data, conducted a search warrant at the home of the 27-year-old in Limassol, where they were located and received for further scientific examinations, a mobile phone and a laptop.

The 27-year-old was subsequently arrested on a warrant, while this morning he was brought before the Limassol District Court, which issued a four-day detention order, while during interrogation he allegedly admitted to committing the crimes.

The Cybercrime Prosecution Division continues the examinations.

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