ONTARIO: Prabu Elangovan of Brampton charged in child luring investigation

Prabu Elangovan

PEEL Regional Police investigators from the Internet Child Exploitation Unit have arrested and charged a man in a child luring investigation.

Between January 31 and February 8, officers from the Internet Child Exploitation Unit investigated a male that was communicating online with someone he believed to be under 16 years of age for sexual purposes. The male used the nickname “Hornyprab”.

On Thursday, February 14, at 9:12 a.m., Prabu Elangovan, a 39-year-old man from Brampton, was arrested and charged with ‘make sexually explicit material available to a child,’ and three counts of ‘child luring.’

He appeared at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton for a bail hearing on Friday, February 15.

Anyone who had contact with “Hornyprab” in relation to these charges is asked to contact investigators with the Internet Child Exploitation Unit at (905)453-2121 ext. 3490. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting peelcrimestoppers.ca.