Chandigarh, October 27
Director General of Police (Crime) OP Singh has written to all SPs, DIGs, ADGPs/IGs and Commissioners of Police in Gurugram, Panchkula and Faridabad to block 27,824 phone numbers for the that they were “reprimanded for committing cybercrime” .
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The highest number of mobile phones are blocked 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)
CyberSafe Portal, managed by the Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Center under the Ministry of Home Affairs, blocks mobile numbers uploaded by the District Cybercrime Nodal Officer.
In a letter, dated October 27, to the authorities concerned, Singh ordered the uploading of phone numbers for protection through the Department of Telecommunication (DoT). These numbers have been reported on the National Cybercrime Reporting Portal as being abused for committing cybercrime.
Among the 27,824 telephone numbers, the largest 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).
Singh directed the concerned authorities to carry out IMEI verification through the mobile phones used to generate these numbers.
The Director General of Police (Crime) has directed that a report be sent to the state nodal officer and the state crime branch with details of the mobile numbers transferred through the CyberSafe portal and the mobile numbers to identified through linkage analysis.
Over 47,000 cybercrime complaints have been received in the cybercrime helpline number 1930, in 29 cyber police stations and 309 cyber stations in territorial police stations across the state till September this year. The police arrested and recovered from the victim over Rs 15 crore of fake money.
“October is being observed as National Cyber Security Month. To spread awareness about cyber security, the police have organized mass outreach programs in the state reaching 19.7 lakh people. Through the internet, it has reached 26.7 lakh people, taking the total to 46.4 lakh, which is more than one out of every five living in Haryana,” said ADGP OP Singh.
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