Imphal: In the early part of March 2021, Cyber Crime Police Station/CID (CB), Manipur came across one Facebook page uploading anonymous women’s and other random women’s photos with indecent, sexualized caption. Further, it is found that some of the like-minded members of the Facebook page shared their phone numbers for creating WhatsApp groups for purpose of sharing pornographic content. In this connection, on June 4, 2021, two FIRs were registered at Cyber Crime Police Station (CCPS), one against the persons involved in connection with the Facebook page and another against those involved in connection with the WhatsApp group.
In this connection so far, four accused person namely, Konjengbam Karorchandra Khaba (27 yrs) son of K Ibotombi Khaba of Ward No.8 Kongkham Makha Leikai, PO&PS Nambol, Bishnupur; Abujam Shatyajit Singh (27yrs) son of A Manaoton Singh of Changangei Maning Leikai, PO-Tulihal, PS-Lamphel, Imphal West; Elangbam Birijit Meitei (26yrs) son of E Bijenkumar Meitei of Irilbung Kalika, Imphal East and Aribam Bonny Sharma (34yrs) son of late A Sanahal Sharma of Keishamthong Ahanthem Leikai, Imphal West were arrested and 2 Juveniles were apprehended for sharing pornographic materials in the WhatsApp group. The two Juveniles will be produced in the concerned JJ Board by observing all formalities.
Further on June 23, 2021, the team arrested Mingchatlen Laishram (22 yrs) son of L Raikumar of Wangkhei Tokpam Leikai, Imphal East who is the account creator of the Mega cloud account where many pornographic materials including child pornographic materials are stored. Further investigation is going on.