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Nicosia man arrested on suspicion of disseminating child porn

A Nicosia man, 44, has been arrested on suspicion of possessing and disseminating child pornography, police said on Sunday.

He was remanded on Sunday for six days by the Nicosia court.

Acting on information from Europol, police launched an investigation into a social media user with two accounts who had sent a video file to another user or users which contained material involving the sexual abuse of a minor.

The account was traced to the home of the Nicosia man and an arrest warrant was issued, police said.

The 44-year-old was found and arrested Saturday afternoon and his mobile phone confiscated.

During a subsequent search of his home, police seized three computers for forensic examination.

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