In wake of rising cyber crime, cops undergo training

CUTTACK: Training on cyber crime and cyber investigation would help police in acquiring special knowledge and skills in handling cyber crime cases in the State successfully, said Director General of Police (DGP) Dr RP Sharma.

Speaking at the inauguration of two-day State-level specialised training course on Cyber Security, Cyber Crime Investigation and Forensics, organised by Crime Branch wing of State Police here on Tuesday, Dr Sharma said the number of cyber crime cases has risen this year with 669 cases registered till October-end against 278 last year. Crime Branch police have succeeded in detecting several ATM and employment fraud cases besides those of sexual exploitation and harassment, he added.

“Our police officers will learn about the modus operandi of different types of cyber crimes, how to handle and probe the cases, preserve evidence and transmit the seized items to Forensic Science Laboratory,” Sharma said.Also speaking at the event, Crime Branch ADG, Santosh

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