Media release

Charges – Child abuse material – Malak

Police

Police arrested a 31-year-old man yesterday afternoon for possession of child abuse material.

Members from the Northern Territory Police and the Australian Federal Police Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (JACET) executed a warrant at the man’s residence in Malak.

The man has been charged with:

  • Possess or control child abuse material (Cwth)

He was remanded to appear in Darwin Local Court on Thursday 11 November 2021.

Detective Sergeant Vanessa Barton said, “This offending is not tolerated and police will continue to work across the jurisdictions to keep children safe, apprehend offenders and hold them to account”.

Members of the public who have any information about people involved in child abuse and exploitation are urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or crimestoppersnt.com.au.

You can also make a report online by alerting the Australian Centre to Counter Child Exploitation via the ‘Report Abuse’ button at www.accce.gov.au/report.

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