William Heum to walk free

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Chennai, Feb 11 (ANI): William Heum, the Dutch national, who was arrested last year in November under the new IT Act for digital child pornography may be set free on Thursday.

Fifty-six year old William Heum was granted bail by the Saidapet metropolitan court in Tamil Nadu.

The cyber wing of the police arrested Heum on November 7 last year for uploading child pornographic content on the Internet.

Pornographic CDs and other incriminating documents used in the process were recovered during the raids.

Heum however, claimed after his arrest that he was a social worker.

Heum was previously arrested by the Mahabalipuram police in 2002 and charged with having sex with minors.

The trial in the 2002 Mahabalipuram orphanage case is still on. (ANI)

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