Rising cyber crimes have magnified challenges: Rajnath Singh

Nov 21, 2016 | 4:35 pm

Published by | Chandan Singh


Keeping that growing cybercriminal activity has magnified challenges of the country, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said the government would soon strengthen the avoidance strategy. Addressing the moving out parade of 66th batch of IPS probationers at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy (SVP-NPA) here, Singh said the advent of the internet and the cellular phone has produced toxic poison in the form of cyber criminal offense, that has global ramifications.

“This has naturally magnified our challenges. Figures on internet crime for 2013-14 uncover it is increasing at the rate of fifty every cent per year, with Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, and Andhra Pradesh being one of the most afflicted states. North-Eastern says on the contrary, statement almost no cases of cyber crime. ”

“It is not necessary at all for an internet criminal to reside in in your town or country, because an act that can be committed from any remote corner of the world but can strike anyone, anywhere, anytime”, he said. The BJP leader said that the Home Ministry is taking all steps necessary for prevention of cyber offenses and very soon the government shall further improve the Cyber Crime Avoidance Strategy.

In view of the increase in the quantity of internet crimes and their ever before newer dimensions, modernisation of police training and law enforcement organization is highly essential, he said, adding, “I assure you that our government shall take steps for implementing police reconstructs and expedite modernisation of the police force without hold off.” Expressing concern that there have been only 28 woman officer trainees among 128 officers passed out today, the minister stressed that they have to account for more than 50 %.

Source: Indianexpress.com