Winnipeg Male Charged With Distribution of Child Porn

Winnipeg, Manitoba – On September 17, 2017, and adult male residing in Winnipeg distributed 160 images of child pornography to the Internet via a free online calling/messaging service.

On September 27, 2017, he distributed a child pornography image to the Internet via a social media app.

On October 3, 2017, the same male distributed a child pornography video to the Internet via a social media app.

Police were notified by an administrator one of these apps and entered into an investigation.

On April 10, 2018 members of the Internet Child Exploitation Unit executed a search warrant at a residence in the For Richmond area of Winnipeg. Computers and other electronic devices were seized for analysis.

On April 24, 2018, Muhammad Zahid PARACHA, a 20-years-old male was arrested. He has been charged with:

  • Possession of Child Pornography
  • Imports, Distributes, Sells or Possess for the Purpose of Distribution or Sale any Child Pornography X3

He was detained at the Winnipeg Remand Centre.

Information or tips regarding the online sexual exploitation of children can be made at Cybertip.ca

Child Sexual Imagery – Arrest: R17-83764

Winnipeg Police Service



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