Kerala police has arrested an admin of Telegram group where posting pornographic videos involving children were shared. According to the Malappuram police, 25-year-old Sharaf Ali shared videos of child pornography, child sexual abuse and even child rapes on group named ‘poombatta’ on popular encrypted messaging app Telegram. The police started its investigation after receiving information from Cyberdome, cybercrime wing of the Kerala Police, reported. The group was closed last month after certain details were leaked online.The complaint was lodged by one Jaljith T, who had earlier busted Facebook groups of paedophiles. He said that he got to know about ‘poombata’ group in November through a friend and later joined it to see their activities. “There were nude photographs and videos of children, videos of child rape. In the group everyone had to participate by sending such photos or videos. There were also discussions as to how to groom a child, how to abuse them and how it’s best to abuse children below 3 years of age,” Jaljith said.Accused Ali, an aspiring accountant from Kozhikode, had four such groups on Telegram with almost 5,000 followers where users could share videos. Besides Ali, Police have identified 6 other people who will be arrested soon, police said.

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Kerala Police arrests admin of Telegram group involved in child pornography