Man to appear in UAE court charged with publishing videos of child porn

The Asian man was caught by the child protection unit of Abu Dhabi Police after he published the films on the internet.

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ABU DHABI // A man who published pornographic films involving children has been arrested and will appear in the Criminal Court soon, prosecutors said Thursday.

The Asian man was caught by the child protection unit of Abu Dhabi Police after he published the films on the internet

The defendant confessed to prosecutors broadcasting such films, which involved both adults and children, and confirmed the website that hosted the videos was his own.

An electronic expert from the judicial department was assigned to investigate his mobile phone and other devices in the defendant’s possession. The pornographic material found on the devices matched the videos seen by the police.

The public prosecutor charged the man according to Federal Law number 5 of 2012 relating to electronic crimes.

hdajani@thenational.ae