THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Eight persons were arrested for alleged possession of pirated CDs in the raid conducted by Crime Branch Anti-piracy cell across the State on Tuesday. Computers, Hard discs, pen drives and memory cards were seized from them.
The arrested persons were Thiruvananthapuram Vizhinjam Mukkola Crazy Shop owner Prasad Swaminath, Thiruvallam Mobile Zoom owner Abhijith, Thodupuzha Mobile Care owner Aswin Thomas, Muttam Friends Mobile Duty Paid shop owner Subai Moideen Kunju, Karimban area New Times Kasim Abdul Rahman, Kaibees Mobiles Shop owner Anarkhan, Adimali Police Station E Planet Electronics and Mobiles Shopowner Roshen K Pathrose, Munnar Mobile Mart owner Manoj Kumar.
Anti-piracy Cell SP informed that more than 1000 fake CDs, 8 computers, Laptops and External hard discs were seized from them.
The police also found out that some of these shops sold porn videos to school students. The raid was conducted on a tip off received by SP B Rajeev.