Mumbai: Actor booked under POCSO Act by CBI; contacted over 1000 minors online

A shocking incident has come to light from Mumbai, wherein a small-time TV actor has been booked by the Central Bureau of Investigation under the charges of POCSO and IT Act. The actor is based in Mumbai and was running an International Child Sexual Abuse material racket.

Times Now correspondent Bhavtosh stated that the raids and searches took place a few days back in Mumbai and the laptop and mobile phone of this actor have been seized. CBI has said that the accused was, in fact, trying to lure and coax children between the age group of 10-15. These children belonged to different parts of the globe, including the U.S, Europe. Sexually explicit photographs were shared by the actor. The modus operandi was Instagram and other encrypted social media apps. The actor also sold child sexual abuse material online