DGP unveils ‘Prevent cybercrime fraud’ booklet, felicitates 24 cops


Bhubaneswar: Odisha Director General of Police (DGP) Dr RP Sharma on Saturday released a booklet containing guidelines and advisories to bring public awareness in order to prevent cybercrime frauds.

Sharma also inaugurated an electronic public display in Crime Branch building which will continuously show guidelines to prevent cybercrime.

A dedicated Cyber Crime Petition Cell has also been opened to receive and register public complaints related to cybercrime.
Crime Branch as a Nodal Agency plays a very crucial role in ensuring quality investigation, monitoring prosecution as well as increasing the rate of conviction.

In order to motivate Investigating Officers in cybercrime cases, the DGP also felicitated 24 Investigating Officers of the State whose meticulous investigation and prosecution led to the conviction in important cases in 2017.

DGP has applauded such noble initiate taken by Crime Branch Additional DG SK Upadhyay. Sharma said it will go a long way in motivating Investigating Officers in future and bringing public awareness to prevent cybercrime and fraud.