20 January 2021,   10:52
11 more persons detained for producing pornography and trafficking of minors – teachers and parents among them

Police arrested 11 more members of an organized criminal network for producing pornographic materials and trafficking of minors. According to the Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs Vladimer Borsvadze, among the detainees are parents of minors and a teacher.

As Borsvadze said during the briefing, the investigation revealed that the accused had engaged their minor children in the production of pornography. The parents, in return for some remuneration, were taking their children to a conspiratorial office of a US citizen in Tbilisi, where they were photographed and photos were then sold abroad.

In September, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia arrested 11 people at the same case. Totally 22 people are arrested in relation to this crime.

It is punishable with prison term from 17 to 20 years or life imprisonment.