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.
The 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 offenses i.e. hacking of government websites 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 the investigation of cases of cyber crime having an 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 the functioning of the Cyber Crime Police Station.
Where to Report Cyber-Crime
For the public, following contacts have been provided for reporting incidents of cyber crime at:
Cyber Crime Police Station:
Cyber Crime Cell:
Phone: 0177-2621714 Ext. 191
Dy.SP Cyber Crime:
SP Cyber Crime: