Spanish police arrest 81 in child pornography crackdown

Police arrest 81 people in Spain over file-sharing of child pornography.

SPAIN (OCTOBER 17, 2015) (POLICE HANDOUt) – Spanish police said on Saturday (October 17) they had arrested 81 men in 28 provinces of the country over file-sharing of child pornography.

The material featuring children was extreme, the police news release said, and in some cases involved scenes of sadism and bestiality.

Three hundred police agents were involved in the operation that lasted a year. Among those arrested, two were youths, the news release reported.

The men arrested used peer-to-peer file-sharing to exchange material, police said.