Mumbai: All city police stations to get cyber crime cells

Dec 05, 2017, 09:59 IST | Agencies

The Mumbai police has decided to set up a dedicated cyber cell at each of its police stations to curb rising technology-related cases in the city, a senior police official said yesterday

The Mumbai police has decided to set up a dedicated cyber cell at each of its police stations to curb rising technology-related cases in the city, a senior police official said yesterday. Akbar Pathan, DCP, cyber crime cell, said that the cells will be functional at all police stations from Dec 9. All the cyber related cases, except the complicated ones which need technical expertise, will be dealt by the police station cells, Pathan said.

The cell will comprise a police inspector, two sub-inspectors and two to three constables, he added. The victim can lodge his or her case at the cyber cell of the police station concerned instead of approaching the cyber police station at Bandra, the official said. Police said that a five day-long training programme commenced yesterday.

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