Himachal launches State Cyber Crime Police Station to deal with high-tech cyber criminals
SHIMLA- Today Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh digitally inaugurated State Cyber Crime Police Station at the State Police Headquarter in Shimla from his office. State Cyber Crime Police Station is created by the State Government as per the budget speech announcement.
Main objective of this Cyber Crime Police Station is to deal with increasing crime based on misuse of information technology (Cyber Space) by the High tech criminals, said the CM while speaking on the occasion.
The facility will be provided necessary technical assistance in apprehending the suspects and collection of digital evidence on all issue of cyber crime. It will investigate and register all serious cyber offences i.e. hacking of government web sites and its data, prevention and detection of cyber terrorism & financing all types of cyber fraud cases, identifying communal tension modules etc, he added.
Cyber Crime Police Station will also liaise and undertake investigation of cases of cyber crime having impact in national and international level along with the nodal agencies of these organizations for prevention, detection and investigation of cyber crime.
The Cyber Police Station will also be responsible for creating general awareness among the masses to prevent them from falling victim to the hands of high and cyber tech criminals.
Deputy Inspector General CID and Cyber Crime Dr. Vinod Kumar Dhawan presented detailed information about functioning of the Cyber Crime Police Station.
Where to Report Cyber-Crime
For public, following contacts have been provided for reporting incidents of cyber crime at:
- Office no. 0177- 2627955,
- Mobile No. 94181-76222
- Fax No. 0177-2626945 & 2626936
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Cyber cell control room SP Cyber crime: email@example.com.