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Total of 153 child pornography cases examined in Cyprus so far this year

Child pornography cases in Cyprus recorded an alarming rise this year compared to 2020 after 153 cases have been examined so far compared to 133 the same period last year.

A total of 191 cases were examined during 2020, Philenews also reported on Thursday.

Analysts believe the increased cases which are worrisome are attributed to curiosity but also to the coronavirus pandemic since people sit in front of the computer a lot more hours. As well as to other psychological factors.

The latest case of child pornography concerns a 43-year-old man from Nicosia district who has been remanded in custody fir six days following his arrest earlier this week.

The investigation of the case began after a tipoff from Europol and the crimes seem to have taken place between February 13 and April 28.

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