Monday, January 10, 2022

Prepared By:

SPC Jackson

 

Contact:

SPC Jackson

 

CHILD PORNOGRAPHY CHARGES

 

Woodstock, ON (January 10, 2022) – Police lay child pornography charges against 34-year-old Woodstock male.

 

As a result of a preliminary investigation, on Friday, January 7, 2022, the Woodstock Police Service Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit and the Criminal Investigations Bureau charged Qaiser MAHOOD (34), of Woodstock with the following offences:

 

  • Distribute Child Pornography x3
  • Possession of Child Pornography
  • Access any Child Pornography

 

The investigation is ongoing.

 

The Woodstock Police Service is a member of the Provincial Strategy to Protect Children from Sexual Abuse and Exploitation on the Internet and conducts investigations into Internet Child Exploitation Offences in partnership with numerous Ontario Police Services. This investigation has been made possible by a grant from the Ministry of the Solicitor General.

 

Members of the public can report suspicious Internet activities relating to child exploitation to the Woodstock Police Service, or online at www.cybertip.ca. Internet safety tips for parents, children and Internet users are also available on the Cybertip website.

 

As per a court order, a publication ban is in effect under section 517 of the Criminal Code of Canada.

 

The Woodstock Police Service would like to encourage anyone having information about this investigation to contact the Woodstock Police Service at 519-537-2323 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).