Qari remanded by FIA in child pornography case
Lahore, 3rd January: A seminary teacher (Qari) has been caught in a case regarding child pornography.
Baaghi TV: According to reports, a local court has remanded the Qari in the custody of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) in a case pertaining to child pornography.
According to earlier reports on Friday by Baaghi TV, the FIA arrested a religious tutor over allegations of child pornography and harassing a teenage girl.
The investigating officer (IO) produced the suspect before the judicial magistrate on Saturday, to seek his physical remand in police custody for interrogation and investigation.
As per sources, the FIA’s Cyber Crime Circle had arrested the suspect from Karachi’s Gulshan-i-Iqbal area on a complaint lodged by a woman.
According to the complainant, she had hired the qari for home tuition to teach Quran to her children.
Sources informed that later, her 13-year-old daughter complained that she had been physically abused by the qari. The girl also complained that the accused allegedly took her obscene pictures and harassed and blackmailed the girl and her mother, demanding money.
The IO informed that a mobile phone was recovered from the suspect, which had been sent to a laboratory for forensic analyses and obscene images of the minor girl were found in the device.
The investigating officer had requested for a 14-day physical remand of the suspect in custody of the FIA for interrogation and completion of the investigation.
However, the judge remanded the suspect in FIA custody for three days and directed the IO to produce him on the next hearing along with an investigation report.
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