Wellington, Aug 18 NZPA – A specialist police team set up to fight the online exploitation of children has rescued six children from sex abuse since it was set up last year.
The team had also safeguarded 25 children from potential sex abuse and identified another two victims from seized images, Police Minister Judith Collins said in response to questions in Parliament today.
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