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Odisha Police submits proposal for three cyber police stations

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Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Cuttack, Nov 18:

In order to address the ever rising cases of cyber crimes, Odisha Police plans to set up three cyber police stations in the state.

KB Singh BK Sharma

A proposal with the details has already been submitted to the State Government, said Odisha Police Director General KB Singh while inaugurating a special cyber training camp at the Crime Branch state headquarters in Cuttack today.

“We have organized this camp to train our officers to meet the cyber challenges. They need orientation to understand its complexities. The cyber police stations will be immensely helpful in effectively dealing with cyber crime in the state,” said Singh speaking to reporters.

“We are trying to set up a cyber forensic division in state forensic laboratory. We are trying to make it operational by March 2016. We are constructing rooms and would soon acquire some of the necessary software and hardware to make it functional. Besides, we are organizing such camps to ensure that all the police stations in the state are prepared to investigate cyber crimes,” said Crime Branch ADG BK Sharma who also was present on the event.

The training camp was intended at updating the state police with the complexities of investigation of cyber crime. It is being attended by senior police officials of cyber cell. A wide range of issues such as social media related crimes, online lottery, financial fraud through phone, online fraud pertaining to job offers, collection and seizure of digital evidence etc were discussed in the session.

 

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