16 Dec '11, 12pm

Euro police arrest 112 in online paedophelia bust

THE HAGUE (AFP) - Police in 22 European countries have arrested 112 suspects for allegedly sharing online videos of children being sexually abused and raped, policing agency Europol said on Friday. 'So far in 22 coutries we have identified 269 suspects with 112 arrests', Europol's director Rob Wainwright said at a press conference at Europol's headquarters in The Hague. 'The operation targeted those sharing the most extreme forms of video material, which included babies and toddlers being sexually abused and raped,' he said. 'A lot of the material seized during the house searches is awaiting forensic examination in order to support follow-up investigations and possible prosecution of offenders,' he said.

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