CBI busts global child pornography racket operated on WhatsApp, one arrested

child-pornThe Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) busted a global child pornography racket on February 22. The racket was being run via WhatsApp group named ‘KidsXXX’.

The 199-member WhatsApp group was used to upload and download child pornography.

The agency has allegedly arrested a commerce graduate. 20-year-old Nikhil Verma, has been arrested from Kannauj, Uttar Pradesh.

According to news reports, there are other four Indian administrators: Satyendra Omprakash Chauhan from Kandivali, Mumbai; Nafis Reja and Zahid from Delhi; and Aadarsh from Noida.

Some of the members of the group were traced from United States of America, China, Mexico, Afghanistan, Brazil, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nigeria, Kenya and India.