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Budgam Police holds Cyber crime awareness programmes

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Srinagar: Police in Budgam organised three separate Cybercrime awareness programmes to make the public aware about Cyber Crime and to reach out to the public.
The awareness programmes were held at Town Hall Khansahib, Police Station Chadoora and Police Station Charar-i-Sharief.
The first event was held at Townhall Khansahib which was chaired by ASP Budgam Shri Gowhar Ahmad-JKPS, besides SDPO Khansahib, SHO P/S Khansahib, IC PP Watrehail and other police officers were present on the occasion.
The programme was attended by senior citizens, religious heads of the Khansahib area, teachers and students of various schools.
On the occasion, ASP Budgam and Chairman The Chinar Valley Group-NGO Junaid-ul-Rahman and Cyber security awareness expert briefed about various types of cyber threats viz identity theft, credit card fraud, data stealing, cyber stalking and pornography.
Similarly, at PS Chadoora and PS Charar-i-Sharief the awareness programmes were chaired by concerned SHOs.
Speaking on the occasions, the chairing officers advised the participants to be aware while surfing the internet and not to fall prey to cyber criminals.
They also appealed to the participants to spread awareness among others as well regarding the risks associated with digital transactions and social media applications in use.
They also advised the participants not to open links without knowing the source of origin and mode of transmission through different internet applications.
“The motive behind holding these programmes was to spread awareness of cybercrime among the general Public,” the police handout reads.
The participants, including students and religious heads, have appreciated the efforts of Police for facilitating such awareness programmes to save the general public from falling prey at the hands of cyber criminals.
The participants assured their full cooperation to police in tackling all types of crimes including Cybercrime.


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