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Child porn pusher case postponed for bail application

A security guard charged with the possession and distribution of child porn appeared in court today.

Picture: freeimages.com

JOHANNESBURG - A child porn case against a Parow security guard has been postponed for a formal bail application.

The 34-year-old appeared in the Bellville Magistrates Court today on charges of the possession and distribution of child pornography.

He was arrested on Tuesday.

In recent months several men across South Africa have been detained in connection with a separate global child pornography syndicate.

Police say the Parow security guard will be back in the dock in Courtroom G next Thursday to confirm his address.

He'll also be expected to apply for bail.

Police say South Africa authorities received an enquiry from United States homeland security about a child pornographer.

Upon further investigation, the South African Police Service arrested the accused at his home and discovered at least 200 photos and 70 videos depicting child porn in his possession.

He'll remain behind bars until his next court appearance.

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