Police confiscates 100,000 pictures of children from Sohail Ayaz’s laptop
Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Faisal Khan presented the findings of the initial inquiry of the case to a standing committee of the Senate.
Rawalpindi police apprehended a man for sexually assaulting a 13 years old teenager after an FIR by the victim’s mother was lodged against him last month.
As per details, Sohail Ayaz aka Ali had kidnapped 13-year-old minor and took him to a house in Bahia town where he was drugged, raped and filmed for four days. The police, taking action against the suspect, arrested him. During the investigation, he made some shocking revelations.
Sohail admitted to his crimes in a video that made rounds on social media following his arrest:
Sohail Ayaz went to UK on a skilled workers visa to work for Save the Children – in 2009 he was jailed for 4 yrs for raping minors & later deported – back in Pak he became a consultant for the KP Govt earning Rs 300,000/month – he's a "leading member" of an int'l child porn ring pic.twitter.com/yssgwyoVfg
— omar r quraishi (@omar_quraishi) November 12, 2019
According to the City Police Officer (CPO) Faisal Rana, during the investigation, the suspect confessed to sexually assaulting 30 children and selling their videos on the international dark web. The victims were aged 1 to 17 years.
Saddar SP Rai Mazhar disclosed that the suspect was getting 300,00 rupees salary per month for providing consultancy to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Civil Secretariat’s planning department. He is also a chartered accountant.
Sohail Ayaz aka Ali was previously deported from the UK and Italy for his involvement in the same crime. He was arrested on the charges of child abuse in the UK while he was working with an organization for the protection of children, Save the Children. A court in the UK had sentenced him to a four years jail term.
The first phase of the investigation completed:
Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Faisal Khan presented the findings of the initial inquiry of the case to a standing committee of the Senate. The reports suggest that the police have found 100,000 pictures of minors from Sohail’s laptop. Furthermore, Sohail’s DNA also matches with the survivors. Drug tests further confirmed that the children were sedated and drugged.
Senator Rubina Khalid, the chairperson of the Senate committee, said that to counter such incidents, FIA’s Cybercrime Wing should be empowered to share information with the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) to curb such cases.
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