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More arrests to follow on child porn syndicate

In South Africa, a total of 75 men have been implicated in the child pornography syndicate.

FILE: Police say the suspects are part of a global syndicate with links to a child porn producer in Belgium. Picture: Saps.

JOHANNESBURG - Police say they expect to make more arrests in their crackdown on a child pornography ring believed to be operating out of Gauteng and the Western Cape.

This follows the arrest of three suspects in Hercules in Pretoria and the arrest of another in Cape Town on Tuesday.

Police say the suspects are part of a global syndicate with links to a child porn producer in Belgium.

The police's Vishnu Naidoo said, "A 47-year-old man from Cape Town, who works as a broker, was arrested last night and is currently in police custody. The Pretoria suspects, a man and a woman aged between 41 and 56, have appeared in the Pretoria Magistrates Court and their case was postponed to Friday."

Last month, police said a special investigation team had already identified and charged 41 men across the country.

In South Africa, a total of 75 men, have been implicated in the child pornography syndicate. Thirty-four of them are expected to be arrested soon while the others have already been charged.

Fifteen other suspects have been arrested in other countries where the same images found in the William Beale's possession have been identified.

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