Srinagar: Smart phones worth lakhs of rupees have been recovered by cyber police station Kashmir, a police spokesman said on Tuesday evening.
He said continuing its efforts to extend the services to the general public and to redress their grievances, Cyber Police Kashmir Zone (CPLZ) have recovered lost mobile phones worth lakhs of rupees and handed them over to the rightful owners.
Besides online frauds, scams and other cyber related crimes being reported to CPKZ, complaints regarding missing of mobile phones are also received on routine basis.
During the month of February 2021, CPLZ was successful in its efforts by tracing 52 such missing smart-phones of various makes and models worth lakhs of rupees, he said adding today the recovered smart-phones were accordingly handed over to the rightful owners at Cyber Police Station Headquarters Srinagar.
He said on the directions of Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir Zone Vijay Kumar, various awareness campaigns and programs have been initiated to sensitize the general public about various contemporary online frauds and scams.
The dedicated technical team of CPKZ under the supervision of SSP Tahir Ashraf is making constant efforts to investigate various cyber crimes, besides tracing out missing mobile phones by using advanced technological and conventional methods as well. Cyber Police is on the forefront in helping the citizens in various contemporary technological challenges being faced by the citizens in their day to day life.
Cyber Police Station has advised the masses not to fall prey to the online fraudsters by sharing the bank details, account details, personal details and OTP.