It was filled with obscene pictures and videos of young women and children.
Shocked, Meena confronted Ibrahim about this and the two got into a loud fight.
Online sexual grooming "This is a classic case of sexual grooming," says Vidya Reddy, of Tulir, Centre for Prevention and Healing of Child Sexual Abuse.
"Abusers study a situation carefully to understand what a child's Achilles heel is and then exploit the situation.
By then, her parents had already filed a missing girl complaint with the Tirupur North police and were frantically searching for her.
The need to intervene According to the UNICEF report, India falls largely short in terms of awareness about online child sexual abuse and exploitation.
He has close to 5000 friends and they are all young girls," she admits.
On April 27, Ibrahim and Meena made their way to Puducherry, where they took shelter at his friend Prabhakar’s motel. The next morning, Ibrahim's phone somehow came into her possession and when the child surfed through the picture gallery, fresh horror awaited her.Her 'friend' then convinced the teenager to leave her house and marry him.Fifteen days after she first spoke to him on Facebook, 13-year-old Meena ran away from home to 'get married' to 22-year-old Ibrahim.Even a report of the Parliamentary Committee on Information Technology in 2014 recognized the threat posed to children by predatory paedophiles online.It emphasises how these predators "conceal their true identity whilst using the internet to ‘groom’ potential victims for sexual purposes." From home to horror Meena too was unaware about the identity of the person she was chatting with.Siva Idiot then proceeded to begin calling her on a mobile phone and their conversations lasted hours.