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Assam Police buckle up for cybercrime: holds training camp

In a bid to tackle cybercrimes, the Assam Police in association with Truecaller today organised a special training camp.

The Assam Police is now facing a new challenge in its war against crime. Spike in cybercrimes in the state has now posed a serious threat to the common mass who have adopted the digital way in their day-to-day lives.

What seems to be even more concerning is the fact that cybercrimes in Assam have risen by 30 percent.

In a bid to tackle cybercrimes, the Assam Police in association with Truecaller today organised a special training camp.

Guwahati Commissioner of Police Harmeet Singh, Joint Commissioner of Police Partha Sarathi Mahanta, Commissioner Secretary of Information and Technology department Anurag Goel, besides officials of the Cyber Space Foundation were also present on the occasion.

Teachers, students, bank officials as well as many businessmen also attended the event.

Earlier in January 2021, the government of Assam launched 24×7 Cybercrime helpline phone number and the Cyber Forensic Lab sum testing center.

The centre was set up at CID Headquarter as a part of the Cyber Crime Prevention against Women and Children (CCWC) scheme.

First Published: 6th May, 2022 17:56 IST

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