Cybercrime: 27,824 mobile nos. set to be blocked in Haryana : The Tribune India

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, October 27

Additional Director General of Police (Crime) OP Singh has written to all district SPs, DIGs, all ADGPs/IGs and Police Commissioners in Gurugram, Panchkula and Faridabad to block 27,824 mobile numbers as these are “misused to commit cyber crimes”.

Max from Gurugram

The maximum number of mobile phones blocked was from Gurugram (7,142), followed by Faridabad (3,896), Panchkula (1,420), Sonepat (1,408), Hisar (1,228), Ambala (1,101), Rohtak (1,045), Panipat (1,034) and Jhajjar (1,024)

The CyberSafe portal, run by the Cyber ​​Crime Coordination Center of India under the Ministry of Home Affairs, blocks mobile numbers uploaded by designated District Cybercrime Nodal Officers.

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In a letter, dated October 27, to the concerned officer, Singh ordered to upload the mobile number for blocking through the Department of Telecommunications (DoT). These numbers are reported on the National Cyber ​​Crime Reporting Portal as misused to commit cyber crimes.

Among the 27,824 mobile phone numbers, the maximum number is from Gurugram (7,142), followed by Faridabad (3,896), Panchkula (1,420), Sonepat (1,408), Hisar (1,228), Ambala (1,101), Rohtak (1,045), Panipat (1,034). ) and Jhajjar (1,024).

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Singh also directed the concerned officers to conduct IMEI link analysis through mobile handsets used to operate these numbers.

The Additional Director General of Police (Crime) has directed that a report be made to be sent to the state nodal officer and the state crime branch with the details of the mobile numbers uploaded on the CyberSafe portal and the mobile numbers identified through linkage analysis.

More than 47,000 cybercrime complaints were received on the cybercrime helpline 1930, in 29 cyber police stations and 309 cyber desks in regional police stations across the country till September this year. The police have seized and returned to the victim more than Rs 15 crore of defrauded money.

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“October is observed as National Cyber ​​Security Month. To spread awareness about cyber security, the police organized a mass engagement program across the country that attracted 19.7 lakh people. Through social media, it reached another 26.7 lakh people, taking the total to 46, 4 lakh, effectively one out of every five people living in Haryana,” said ADGP OP Singh.

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