Cyber crime police stations in every district in West Bengal

To combat online crimes originating in Bengal, the State Government has decided to firm up its cyber crime fighting capabilities.

Published: 22nd May 2018 12:18 PM  |   Last Updated: 22nd May 2018 12:18 PM   |  A+A-

For representational purposes

By UNI

KOLKATA: Cyber crimes are increasing day by day.

Posts in poor taste, provocative posts, hacking others' accounts, etc. on social media and other cyber crimes like banking frauds, etc. are on the rise here, as in so many places across the world.

To combat such online crimes originating in Bengal, the State Government has decided to firm up its cyber crime fighting capabilities.

For a start, it is being planned to set up cyber crime police stations in the districts.

Right now there is a cyber crime setup at the police headquarters in Lalbazar, Kolkata.

However, having only one such unit hampers proper investigations of such crimes.

The State Police Department is now carrying on a study on which districts to set up the cyber crime-fighting units in, depending on where most crimes emanate from.

Gradually such units will be set up in all the districts.

A group of police personnel are given special training on how to handle such crimes.

Officers to operate from these district-based cyber crime police stations would be selected from this group.

The computers in the police stations would be installed with the special software.

Plans are on to open some police stations this year itself.

Budget requirements are being prepared.

The Police Department would send the proposals to the Government soon.

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  • SOURAV PAL

    jhargram cyber crime ps contact details. please
    3 months ago reply
  • Somenath Mukherjee

    Want Detail address & email of cyber crime department.
    4 months ago reply
  • Sahanawajalam

    Asain telecom ne paysha mar leya sir
    5 months ago reply
  • ramij hossen

    my 3000 ruppes fraud in my account balance...........
    6 months ago reply
  • A. K Das

    Kindly Let me know the email id of the authority for mobile loss so that mail can be sent to race the mobile.
    6 months ago reply
  • Biswajit

    Here I am facing tremendous problem in West Bengal at Murshidabad. I recently joined Penerdo Biotech a pharma company. But there the RSM does not want to pay anything. Before doing I was given instruction that I would pay 12 k in a month. And expenses including 5 K. But he didn't even haven't given any equipments still... What should I do??? Please help me..
    8 months ago reply
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