Police raids call centers in Srinagar, arrests 23 for cyber frauds, hacking

Srinigar Jan 13 :At least 23 accused persons have been arrested in connection with cyber frauds and hacking in Kashmir Valley following the registration of a case earlier this month.

An official said that on the reports of cyber frauds and hacking, a case FIR (02 of 2021) under section 66, 66-B, 66-C of IT Act and 419, 420 of Indian Penal Code (IPC) was registered at Cyber Police Station Kashmir Zone Srinagar.

The officer said that police carried multiple raids at different call centres in District Srinagar and so far 23 accused persons were arrested. “Further investigations are going on,” the officer added.

“Cyber Police Kashmir @Cyberpolicekmr decoded the menace of Fake Call Centres #Scam. FIR registered, multiple raids conducted in #Srinagar and accused persons arrested,” Kashmir zone police said in a tweet. (PTK)