CHENNAI: The Crime Branch - Criminal Investigation Department on Thursday arrested a 19-year-old man for uploading pictures of children on to a Facebook page and posting vulgar comments. M Manikanda Prabhu, a resident of Angalakuruchi near Pollachi and diploma holder in mechanical engineering, uploaded the pictures of boys and girls after downloading them from internet.
Sleuths of the CB-CID nabbed him from his house based on a complaint filed by a NGO volunteer.They seized from him incriminating material evidence like cellphone and SIM cards. During interrogation, he confessed to have uploaded childrens pictures on to Facebook and shared them with his friends.
He has been remanded in judicial custody after being produced in a magistrate court in Chennai on Thursday.Police said he joined a private firm in Pollachi as a supervisor last week.