Allahabad HC Seeks Personal Affidavit From UP DGP On Cyber Crimes

Allahabad HC Seeks Personal Affidavit From UP DGP On Cyber Crimes

Prayagraj, June 8 (TNA) Taking a grim view of the state of cyber crimes in the state, the Allahabad High Court (HC) has sought to know from the DGP UP the steps being taken to effectively deal with cyber crime and crimes of NDPS Act.

The court said that it is being seen that the scope of cyber crime and the crime of NDPS Act does not extend to just one state but it is spread over many states of the country. In such a situation, it is necessary that better coordination and coordination should be established with the police of other states and the central government. In this regard, the court has asked the DGP to file a personal affidavit and file a reply.

The single bench of Justice Ajay Bhanot has given this order while hearing the bail application of Mohammad Riyaz of Gautam Buddha Nagar. The petitioner has alleged that by opening fake accounts in banks through cyber crime by him along with many others, people's money was swindled. In this regard, the public prosecutor sought time to give information about the investigation in the matter.

He told that one of the accused related to this crime is a resident of Jammu and Kashmir. The court has asked the Additional Government Advocate to give information about the bank accounts from which the transaction was done. Along with this, it has also been instructed to tell the modus operandi of breaching the security of the bank.

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