CBI offers to train Vietnam cops on cyber crime

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New Delhi, Mar 24 (UNI) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today offered to train more personnel from the Vietnamese police in tackling hi-tech and cyber crimes.

A five-member Vietnamese delegation led by Major General Pham Quy Ngo, DG, Vietnam police, was at the CBI headquarters here to hold discussions with the CBI chief and other senior officials on issues relating to mutual interest.

During discussions, CBI director Vijay Shanker stressed the need for a close partnership between both the countries and also enhancing police to police cooperation in areas of mutual legal assistance in criminal matters. During the discussion, the visiting delegation showed keen interest in investigation of hi-tech crimes.

The CBI had trained five officers from the Government of Vietnam on investigation of cyber crime during November, 2007. Besides, two officers from CBI imparted training on cyber crime investigation to 13 Vietnam officials at Hanoi in January this year.

The CBI chief offered further assistance in tackling high-tech crimes, including further training of Vietnamese law enforcement officials.

The CBI has trained a number of law enforcement agencies from foreign countries in crime investigation, particularly relating to cyber crime and economic offences.

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