scorecardresearch
Follow Us:
Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Indian-origin man jailed for sending obscene material to minor

Nilanjan Brahma, 53, was sent to prison on Tuesday by US District Judge Sam Cummings. He must surrender to the Bureau of Prisons next month.

By: Press Trust of India | New York | June 3, 2015 10:01:03 am
Nilanjan Brahma, Indian origin man jailed, Bureau of Prisons, Lubbock Police Department, Texas, Project Safe Childhood, international news, news Brahma engaged in a series of communications, via messaging, texting, and telephone, with a person he believed to be a 13-year-old female

An Indian-origin man has been sentenced to 21 months in jail after he pleaded guilty of transferring obscene materials to a minor who was an undercover police officer.

Nilanjan Brahma, 53, was sent to prison on Tuesday by US District Judge Sam Cummings. He must surrender to the Bureau of Prisons next month.

[related-post]

According to plea documents filed in the case, from approximately April 2011 through February 2012, Brahma engaged in a series of communications, via messaging, texting, and telephone, with a person he believed to be a 13-year-old female, described in the compliant as ‘Jane Doe’.

Jane was an undercover officer with the Lubbock Police Department in Texas.

The case was brought as part of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative, which was launched in May 2006 by the Department of Justice, to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse.

📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines

For all the latest World News, download Indian Express App.

0 Comment(s) *
* The moderation of comments is automated and not cleared manually by indianexpress.com.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement