Police have arrested a suspect who uploaded around 500 images and videos of child pornographic content to the internet from Badalkumbura.
The 25-year-old suspect was uncovered in a special Police operation that began last night to identify and arrest persons creating and sharing child pornographic content on social media.
Police seized his computer and other equipment in his possession.
Police Media Spokesman Senior DIG Ajith Rohana said three Police teams are currently conducting special operations to identify several suspects sharing similar content on the world wide web.
He added the suspect uploaded child pornographic content using two fake accounts.
He will be produced before the Colombo Magistrate’s Court. The Senior DIG said such offences are punishable under the Penal Code.