The 25-year-old Naik confessed before mediapersons that he got involved in promoting child pornography and adult content on social media about two months back.
People’s increased dependency on the internet due to the Covid outbreak has also led to a spike in cybercrimes in Kerala.
Among the five metropolitan cities, while Chennai witnessed a rise in crime rate, Mumbai, Delhi and Bengaluru witnessed a downward trend in the number of crimes.
Incidents of sexual harassment and offences against children significantly increased during Covid induced lockdown/shutdown last year too.
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, banks have started providing most of their services online. In such a scenario, it is important to know if the information one comes across is legit.
State-of-the-art equipment for cyber forensics have been procured and trained manpower will be engaged soon, DGP Abhay said.
Saudi Arabia on Monday announced 'spying' on your spouse's phone is now a criminal offence potentially punishable by a hefty fine -- and a year in jail.