Police arrested a cyber criminal from Pathra village under Manjha police station area in this district today. Police said here that the cyber criminal identified as Jafar Ali was arrested from his hideout after his father Sheikh Hasan Mullah, who was also detained revealed involvement of his son in the cyber crime. Sources said that Jafar and his six associates transferred money from accounts of bank customers into their own accounts by asking them to disclose their account numbers and PIN codes. They used to cheat bank customers in the garb of a bank manager. A massive manhunt is on to nab other cyber criminals.UNI XC DH BM
Based on a tip-off, the Dumka police on Friday busted a cyber criminal gang and arrested four of its members at Kenduwatard village area within limits of Margomunda police station here on Friday, The police also seized seven Samsung mobile phones, two diaries, one ATM card ,two additional sim and cash worth Rs 26,000 from the accused,Cyber Dy SP Ram Samad told the Pioneer .
According to reports the accused have been identified as Tilak Kumar Mandal, Mithun Kumar Mondal son of Bahadur Mandal Jitendra Kumar Mandal and Raj Kumar Mandal son of Rup Lal Mandalfrom Kenduwatard village under Margomunda police station area of Dumka.
Cyber DY SP said that many more gangs are still operating across the region. The accused are between 25-30 years of age. Some of them are working under the guidance of their senior cyber criminals and extended family members, Samad added.