Foreign student arrested over child pornography

Police say the arrest of the 24-year-old suspect came about with the cooperation of the US Federal Bureau of Investigation. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, September 22, 2022.

POLICE arrested a foreign student in Seremban last Monday on suspicion of possessing child pornographic materials.

Royal Malaysia Police secretary Noorsiah Mohd Saaduddin, in a statement today, said the arrest of the 24-year-old man came about with the cooperation of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation.

She said police found the pornographic materials on the suspect’s laptop and mobile phone.

The man is found to use social media apps to communicate with the victims and then threatened them with sextortion, she said, adding that he would be brought to a Seremban magistrate’s court today to be charged under section 5 of the Sexual Offences Against Children Act 2017. – Bernama, September 22, 2022.

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