The Tamilnadu police recently began a crackdown on child pornography. Sources said in four districts - Chennai, Chengalpet, Coimbatore and Trichy, the cyber crime police was monitoring and tracking IP addresses of people who were sharing and uploading child pornography.
Recently, Christopher Alphonse Raj (42) of Khajapet in Trichy was arrested under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. Police then conducted inquiry with 30 people who were part of the social media group run by Christopher.
Sources said that police had identified 1,500 IP addresses that were involved in the creation, storing and distribution of materials that depict sexual acts on children over the internet.
Now the police sources say that cyber crimes will be a major problem in the future, special police stations to address these issues will be set up in all districts of Tamilnadu. Special courts will be set up if the necessity arises.