Rawalpindi police arrested a man suspected of sexually assaulting and filming a minor, city police (CPO) Faisal Rana said on Tuesday.
The suspect was previously convicted of sexually assaulting minors in Britain, where he worked with an organization for the protection of children, and was deported after serving his prison sentence, the CCPO said. The official added that the suspect had also been tried for the same crime in Italy and was also deported from there.
The man was arrested after a first information report (FIR) on the complaint of the mother of a 13-year-old boy was filed at the Rawat police station. The author alleged that the suspect forcibly took his son to a house in the city of Bahria, Rawalpindi, where he drugged and raped the victim for four days. The man also filmed the child and threatened to publish the video if the victim reported the crime, said FIR.
The FIR was filed under articles 367 (A) (kidnapping or kidnapping in order to subject the person to serious injuries, slavery, etc.), 377 (non-natural crimes), 337 (J) (cause damage by through a poison) and 342 (punishment for illegal confinement) of the Penal Code of Pakistan.
Rana said the man confessed to raping 30 children in Pakistan and is also suspected of uploading videos of minors on the & # 39; dark web & # 39 ;. The police will become one of the parties in the cases, if the parents avoid doing so due to social pressure, he added.
Saddar SP Rai Mazhar said DawnNewsTV that the suspect is a public accountant and an expert on the dark web. He was also providing advice to the planning department of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Civil Secretariat for which he received a monthly compensation of Rs 300,000 from the KP government, the SP added.
In the United Kingdom, the suspect was associated with an internationally acclaimed charity, the police officer said.
The suspect is a resident of Islamabad. According to SP Mazhar, the man's wife had left him nine years ago, while his parents and siblings had also separated from the suspect.