FIA nabs members of alleged pornography gang for raping boys

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The arrested suspects have confessed to sexually abusing a number of boys and younger males. — The News/Illustration/Files

KARACHI: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) mentioned Tuesday 4 members of a prison “pornography” gang concerned in blackmailing, raping, and filming dozens of principally younger and underage folks have been arrested right here within the metropolis. 

The 4 new arrests come after two different members of the alleged identical intercourse abuse ring have been detained over the weekend throughout raids and operations in varied neighbourhoods of Karachi, together with Gulistan-e-Johar and a housing society at Drigh Road.

All six have been a part of the racket allegedly concerned in raping, sodomising, and filming younger boys, creating and circulating pornographic movies, and blackmailing the victims via clips of sexual assault, studies indicated.

The 4 males arrested earlier right now have been rounded up by the FIA’s Cyber Crimes Cell, in response to Faizullah Korejo, the extra director on the company’s cyber crime cell in Karachi.

Korejo informed Geo News that the suspects had additionally developed their very own cellular utility and web sites particularly geared toward monitoring down queer folks, together with homosexual, lesbian, and transgender people.

Underage boys and people who visited these web sites or used the app created by the porn ring got hyperlinks to teams on WhatsApp and different social media for pretend employment alternatives at name centres.

However, the FIA mentioned that when unsuspecting victims joined these teams, they clicked on adverts that appeared on the web sites which generated invites for pretend job interviews and presents at sure locations, the place they’d finally be subjected to sexual abuse at gunpoint and the traumatic incidents filmed.

The FIA official defined that these movies have been later uploaded to the worldwide pornographic web sites.

The movies weren’t solely used for worldwide porn web sites but in addition to blackmail those that have been subjected to rape and sodomy by the hands of those suspects.

The FIA mentioned a number of of those movies have been discovered on the arrested males’s cell phones and laptops.

The racket and its different attainable hyperlinks are presently underneath investigation, with authorities probing the chance of a associated prostitution ring and additional revelations anticipated, it added.

Earlier, on Sunday, the FIA had not solely tracked down and unmasked the porn ring but in addition arrested two different members, in response to Korejo, the suspects have been concerned in creating and disseminating indecent content material, together with photographs and movies.

The arrested suspects have confessed to sexually abusing a number of boys and younger males. Moreover, proof of sexual abuse and blackmailing makes an attempt, in addition to dozens of movies of numerous victims of sexual abuse, was additionally recovered.

Many of the younger males selected to not file complaints over fears of being stigmatised, slandered, and character assassination. However, authorities have been alerted to the presence of the intercourse abuse ring solely when one sufferer reached out to the FIA.