Man charged in a child luring investigation

Investigators from the Internet Child Exploitation Unit have arrested and charged a man in a child luring investigation.

Between January 31 and February 8, 2019 officers from the Internet Child Exploitation Unit investigated a male that was communicating online with someone he believed to be under 16 years of age for sexual purposes. The male used the nickname “Hornyprab”.

On Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 9:12 a.m. Prabu Elangovan, a 39-year-old man from Brampton, was arrested and charged with Make Sexually Explicit Material Available to a Child, and three counts of Child Luring.

He appeared at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton for a bail hearing on Friday, February 15, 2019.

Anyone who had contact with “Hornyprab” in relation to these charges is asked to contact investigators with the Internet Child Exploitation Unit at (905)453-2121 ext. 3490. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting peelcrimestoppers.ca.

 

Photo: Prabu Elangovan, a 39-year-old man from Brampton, was arrested and charged with Make Sexually Explicit Material Available to a Child, and three counts of Child Luring.

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