As reported by Express News and Daily Tribune, a court in Faisalabad on March 11, 2023, sentenced a man involved in sharing child pornography to two years imprisonment and a fine of Rs 50,000.
According to a spokesperson for the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), the accused, Asif Mehmood Raza, had shared child pornography- related material in various WhatsApp groups in 2021. The Faisalabad FIA Cyber Crime Circle took action and registered a case against the man under the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act (PECA) 2016.
A complaint against the accused had been received from an international organisation, the spokesperson added. The Legal Assistant Director Sajid Sohail Ranjha followed the case on behalf of the Faisalabad Cybercrime FIA.
Following the trial, the judge convicted Asif, sentencing him to two years imprisonment and imposing a Rs50,000 fine.