The Chinese citizen is arrested after allegedly importing child sex dolls

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22-year-old Chinese is arrested at his Melbourne home after allegedly importing child sex dolls

  • A 22-year-old man from eastern Melbourne has been charged after a raid
  • Agents from the Australian border searched the man’s home on Thursday
  • They allegedly found parts of child sex dolls and confiscated six cell phones
  • The man has been charged and is being held until a trial in July

A Melbourne man has been arrested after authorities allegedly made a disturbing discovery during a raid on the man’s home this week.

The 22-year-old Chinese national’s home in the exclusive suburb of Toorak was searched by agents from the Australian Border Guard on Thursday.

Child sex doll parts, including a silicone lower body, clothing for babies and a flesh-like device with a childlike appearance, were allegedly confiscated.

Australian Border Force officers arrest a 22-year-old man (center of photo) after a raid on a house in the exclusive Melbourne suburb of Toorak.

Australian Border Force officers arrest a 22-year-old man (center of photo) after a raid on a house in the exclusive Melbourne suburb of Toorak.

The man was charged with importing a banned Tier 2 asset under a law that lists childish sex dolls as a form of child abuse material.

Six cell phones and countless computers were also said to have been seized in the raid.

The charges, briefly mentioned in the Melbourne Magistrates Court this week, carry a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison.

Assistant Home Secretary Jason Wood said the work of the border authorities was critical to ensuring that those who break the law are brought to justice.

“ABF officers are to be commended for their focus on eradicating imports of abhorrent child exploitation material,” he said.

Acting Superintendent Investigations for the ABF Kelly-Anne Parish said the agency aimed to keep such material out of Australia.

“When it comes to child exploitation material, we have a zero tolerance policy,” she said.

The arrested man was remanded in custody until a solemn entry in court in July.

The agency said they have a ‘zero tolerance’ policy regarding the import of any form of child pornographic material (file image)

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