Spanish police arrest paedophile suspects

Spanish police search for illegal images
Spanish police search for illegal images
By Mark Armstrong
Share this articleComments
Share this articleClose Button
Copy/paste the article video embed link below:Copy to clipboardCopied

Thousands of illegal images of minors being abused were found


Police in Spain say they have arrested 24 people suspected of distributing pornographic images of children on the internet.

Thousands of images of minors being sexually abused were found.

Suspects were detained across the country from Madrid to Barcelona as well as the Canary and Balearic Islands.

Those arrested included citizens from Britain, Ghana, Pakistan and Ecuador.

One of them is an evangelical preacher and another a former gang member who worked in a school cafeteria.

Police believe the ring shared the illegal material via Facebook and Skype.

Share this articleComments

You might also like

Spanish inquiry finds more than 200,000 children may have been abused in Catholic institutions

Hungary's president resigns over child sexual abuse scandal

Protesters demand Hungarian president's resignation over a pardon in a child sexual abuse case