Faculty of city based engineering college booked for harrassing students by sending child pornography

Pramesh S Jain & Dr.Thomas (Special Correspondent)


he Northeast division cyber crime police have registered a case against faculty of a city based engineering college for sharing child pornography .

Senior officer told reporters,The accused has been identified as Madhusudhan acharya,Professor of Nitte Meenakshi Institute of technology situated in Yelahanka was questioned by the police and recorded his statement and seized his mobile phone which he had used to share the child pornographic clip to a a student in the college .

Bharath Reddy,officials from CID cyber crime unit, filed a complaint with the Northeast cyber crime police station,following an alert from National centre for missing and exploited children portal after monitoring Madhusudhan involved in the crime for two years from September 2020 to September 2022.

The cyber tip line officials also provided the IT address, mobile number and the location of the accused for further technical details .

Based on the complaint,the Northeast cyber crime police registered a case charging Madhusudhan under section 67 B (Punishment for publishing or transmitting of material depicting children in sexually explicit act) of IT Act .

The phone seized from the accused has been sent to FSL for a detailed analysis,based on the report necessary action will be taken, a senior police officer,said .

There are allegation that the accused has even harassed some students in the college which is part of the probe, the police added .