Surrey man charged with child pornography offences

Surrey, Integrated Child Exploitation Team

2021-12-21 13:42 PST

File # 2021-2967

Following a 20-month investigation, a Surrey man has been arrested and charged with child pornography offences.

In March 2020, the BC Integrated Child Exploitation Unit (BC ICE) commenced an online investigation The results of that investigation have been submitted to BC Prosecution Service for consideration of appropriate charges.

On December 13, 2021, 70-year-old Sant Mangat of Surrey, BC was officially charged with, one count of telecommunicate to lure a child under 16, and one count of possessing child pornography.

He was arrested without incident on December 15, 2021, and has since been released from custody with strict conditions, which include but are not limited to:

Mangat is expected to appear in Surrey Provincial court on January 04, 2022.

If anyone has any information regarding this or any other case involving online Child Sexual Exploitation, we encourage them to contact the police of their jurisdiction to report their concerns. states Cpl. Sharen Leung of BC ICE. If you have questions about how to talk to you own children about online safety, please visit the Canadian Centre for Child Protection.

Given that this matter is now before the court, we cannot provide any further specifics with respect to this investigation.

Released by: 
Cpl. Sharen Leung 
BC ICE 
778-290-2929
 

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