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Police Joins Forces With FBI To Arrest Paedophile In Klang

Police Joins Forces With FBI To Arrest Paedophile In Klang

Child pornography is a serious crime, and convicted offenders face fines and severe statutory penalties.

Fernando Fong

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A local man was arrested in Klang after being found in possession of child pornography during a raid at his home in Klang, Selangor, last Tuesday.

The Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) said the raid was carried out by the Bukit Aman Criminal Investigation Department (JSJ) Sexual, Women and Children Crime Investigation Division (D11).

In a statement, PDRM secretary Datuk Noorsiah Mohd Saaduddin said police raided the 39-year-old suspect’s house and found a large amount of child pornography in the man’s computer.

Following that, the police confiscated the suspect’s computer, external hard drive, router and mobile phone in the raid.

PDRM secretary Datuk Noorsiah Mohd Saaduddin on material evidence found by the police.

Noorsiah said the investigation found that the suspect had communicated with child victims and downloaded child pornography using social media.

She said the success of this arrest is the result of cooperation between PDRM and the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

The suspect is being remanded for four days starting yesterday until 17 December for further investigation under Section 10 of the Sexual Offenses Against Children Act 2017 and Section 292 of the Penal Code.

Offenders may be jailed for up to three years, fined or both upon conviction.

Further investigation is still ongoing to identify the victims involved in the case.

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Police have previously warned about the rise of child pornography in the country.

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