Teen detained for possessing, promoting child pornography

KAJANG: A 19-year-old was arrested for being in possession and promoting child pornography on social media.

Kajang OCPD Asst Comm Mohd Zaid Hassan said the man was detained in Semenyih by Bukit Aman Sexual, Women and Child Investigations Division (D11) at about 6pm on Wednesday (June 16).

"We believe the man was involved in activities involving pornography on the Internet and promoting various sexual activities involving children through social media," he said in a statement on Saturday (June 19).

ACP Mohd Zaid said police also seized the suspect's mobile phone, which contained illicit pictures and videos of children.

"We believe he was planning to promote the immoral activities to the public and to certain parties.

"He has been remanded until Sunday (June 20) for further investigation.

"We are investigating under Section 292 of the Penal Code and Section 10 of the Sexual Offences against Children Act 2017," he said.

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