Additional Director General of Police Kashmir Vijay Kumar on Saturday said that cyber police station Kashmir Registered 55 FIRs, 16 chargesheeted and recovered Rs. 3 crore of the public from fraudsters.
In a series of tweets, The Kashmir Police Zone while quoting ADGP wrote, “Cyber Police station Kashmir received hundreds of complaints regarding online crimes like financial fraud, social media crimes, mobile missing, cyberbullying, sextortion, etc. in 2022. Timely action recovered Rs. 3 Crores of the gullible public who were trapped in different financial scams. Approx 500 mobiles worth lakhs of rupees also recovered. Total 55 FIRs were registered against cyber criminals and 16 chargesheeted in the court of law. Several awareness programmes were held under Cyber Jagrookta Diwas,”.
Pak sponsored online militancy is a challenge now like spreading fake news/propaganda & targeting journalists/civilians through Pak-based news agency KMS, Telegram channels, and online portal (Kashmirfight). All law enforcement agencies jointly working to counter it,.