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Man arrested in Child Pornography investigation,
Muhammad Azam, 59

Broadcast time: 15:50
Date: Thursday, April 1, 2021
Unit: Sex Crimes
Phone: 416-808-8500
Case #: 2021-587287

The Toronto Police Service would like to advise the public of an arrest made in a child pornography investigation.

On Wednesday, March 31, 2021, members of the Toronto Police Service's Child Exploitation Section executed a search warrant in the Kipling Avenue and Rathburn Road area.

It is alleged that:

- a user uploaded a large quantity of child pornography on to the internet

It is further alleged that:

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

On Wednesday, March 31, 2021, Muhammad Azam, 59, of Toronto, was arrested. He is charged with:

1. two counts of Possess Child Pornography
2. two counts of Access Child Pornography

He appeared in court virtually at 2201 Finch Avenue West, on Wednesday, March 31, 2021.

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.

Reporting can also be made at Canada’s National Tipline for Reporting the Online Sexual Exploitation
of Children at

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Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Detective Vijay Shetty, Sex Crimes– Child Exploitation Section