Mr. Balachandran Kavungalparambath was imprisoned for a year and three months after he was filmed on Facebook live attempting to arrange or facilitate the commission of child sex abuse.
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At Birmingham Crown Court, the 38 year old Citibank Business Manager admitted that he was trying to meet a 14 year old girl he had met online for sex.
Mr. Kavungalparambath had travelled for 100 miles from his London home, but was then met by the 'Internet Interceptors' group.
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He broke down in tears when they confronted him and explained that they had made up the online identity of the girl.
Afterwards Mr. Kavungalparambath tried to talk his way out of it, saying he just wanted to have lunch with the young girl.
But when his WhatsApp conversations were read back to him, he did admit in the end that he was planning on having sex with the girl.
The 'Internet Interceptors' group then ordered him to empty his rucksack, where they found the man had brought perfume and condoms.
He said: "She told me…whoever the person was that spoke to me spoke to me that she had a desire and she wanted to have sex, but that was not my intention and I had chatted with her. It's not right. I accept my mistake. I will have to leave the country. I am from India. I lose my job, I have to leave the country. I have heard about this. I heard about these groups.
The married father of one did claim in the video that he didn’t want to have sex with the girl after all: "But as I said, I was supposed to have a chat with her, it was not with the intention of getting her into a bed and having sex with her. That was not my intention."