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Man arrested in Child Pornography Investigation,
Karthlig Baskaran, 31

Broadcast time: 16:30
Date: Thursday, February 18, 2021
Unit: Sex Crimes
Phone: 416-808-8500
Case #: 2020-936464

The Toronto Police Service has made an arrest made in a child pornography investigation.

On Thursday, February 18, 2021, members of the Toronto Police Service Sex Crimes - Child Exploitation Section executed a search warrant in the Victoria Park Avenue and Sunrise Avenue area.

It is alleged that:

- a user lured a child online in regards to making child pornography

- a quantity of child abuse material was located at the residence

Karthlig Baskaran, 31, of Toronto has been charged with:

1. Luring a Child

2. Possession of Child Pornography

3. Access Child Pornography

4. Making Child Pornography

He appeared virtually in court on Thursday, February 18, 2021, at College Park Courts.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-8500, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, 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 or Google Play.

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Constable Michelle Flannery, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Edit Tamas – Child Exploitation Section, for Acting Detective Sergeant Susan Burke, Sex Crimes