Man arrested in Child Pornography investigation,
Eskender Bekmambetov, 53
Broadcast time: 16:23
Thursday, June 6, 2019
Case #: 2019-1013969
The Toronto Police Service would like to inform the public of an arrest made in a Child Pornography investigation.
On Wednesday, June 5, 2019, as part of an investigation into the possession of child sex abuse material, members of the Toronto Police Service Child Exploitation Section executed a Criminal Code search warrant in the Bathurst Street and Sheppard Avenue West area.
It is alleged that:
- a man accessed, possessed and made available child pornography
Eskender Bekmambetov, 53, of Toronto, has been charged with:
1. two counts of Possession Child Pornography
2. two counts of Access Child Pornography
3. Make Available Child Pornography
He appeared in court at 1000 Finch Avenue West on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at 2 p.m.
He taught violin to both children and adults. He taught in his home, in different private residences in the Greater Toronto area, and at music schools in the Bolton, Ontario area.
This is an on-going investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-8500, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.
For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.
Constable David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Steven Mailer, Sex Crimes– Child Exploitation Section