Ex­ploita­tion im­ages case

Pilbara News - - News - Ali­cia Per­era

West Pil­bara de­tec­tives last week ar­rested a 69-year-old Kar­ratha man for pos­sess­ing hun­dreds of im­ages of child ex­ploita­tion ma­te­rial.

Po­lice al­legedly found the 243 im­ages on sev­eral elec­tronic stor­age de­vices re­cov­ered from a search war­rant at a Kar­ratha house this month, as part of their on­go­ing in­quiries into an­other mat­ter.

The ac­cused, who is on po­lice bail, has been charged with one count of pos­sess­ing child ex­ploita­tion ma­te­rial and is due to ap­pear be­fore Kar­ratha Mag­is­trate’s Court on June 13.

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