Cyber crime stations will be set up in every district of UP, CM Yogi gives instructions

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Lucknow, 26 August: While reviewing the cyber security arrangements in Uttar Pradesh, the Chief Minister on Saturday directed that the cyber crime police stations currently operating at the regional level should now be extended to all 75 districts. Cyber cell should be set up in every police station, taking forward the cyber cell currently operating at the district level.

Following this instruction of the Chief Minister, 57 new cyber crime stations would be set up in the state within the next two months, while cyber cells would also be functional in every police station apart from cyber help desks. All cyber police crime stations will be set up in local police lines.

In the review meeting, the Chief Minister said that in recent times the nature of crime has also changed due to misuse of technology. Today, cases of customer care fraud, pension fraud, electricity bill fraud, work from home fraud, sextorson fraud, loan app fraud, parcel fraud, franchisee fraud, fake betting app, crypto investment fraud, Ponzi scheme fraud are being seen. The common man is becoming a direct victim of this. To avoid this, we have to be vigilant at every level.

The Chief Minister said that awareness is the most important means to prevent cyber crimes. We should include it in the school curriculum. Apart from this, while training BSAs and DIOS as master trainers, the principals and teachers should be sensitized in a phased manner and then the students and their parents.

The Chief Minister instructed to prepare awareness material immediately and implement it.

On the other hand, stating the need for proper training of the police force for investigation and investigation of cyber crimes, the Chief Minister said that 05 police officers from each district should be trained at the state level. Trained police officers should train 05 inspectors and sub-inspectors from each police station of their district regarding the course available on the Citren portal.