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Cyber crime cell gets new address

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Gurgaon, March 16, 2013
First Published: 01:31 IST(16/3/2013) | Last Updated: 01:32 IST(16/3/2013)

The city police commissioner, Alok Mittal, on Friday inaugurated the office of the of Gurgaon cyber cell. The new office is situated at Police Complex in Sector 51.

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The cell was functioning from an office on Sohna-Alwar Road.

Inspector Jasvir Singh will be in charge of the cell. He will be assisted by seven other police officials.

Though the cyber crime cell will be monitored by DCP (crime) and ACP (crime), both officials will work at their individual level.

The cell will be functional round-the-clock and a new team of police officials has been constituted for the new venture.

For better policing, the police department has bifurcated the cell into two wings.

While the cyber crime cell will deal with cases involving data theft, IP address detection, hacking of websites etc, the crime cell will look after issues such as surveillance of mobile phone of abductors, tracing a mobile phone’s location in murder and kidnapping cases.

Though a cyber crime investigation cell is already functional in the police department, the cyber cell will look after technical investigations.

Commissioner of police Alok Mittal said, “The cell has been given eight Windows 7 computers with 2GB broadband speed. The team has also been given training. The idea to start the new cell was to distribute work between the two wings. The cell will also work on murder, snatching and other heinous cases. The staff will be regularly trained throughout the year and the policemen will be updated on the latest technology.”


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