Mah govt to form police cyber cell

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Kolhapur, July 20 (UNI) In a bid to check the rising instances of cyber crime in the state, Maharashtra Director General of Police A N Roy today said government is considering formation of a police cyber cell.

Talking to mediapersons here, Mr Roy said though the rate of cyber crimes is less in Maharashtra, police machinery is taking necessary steps such as training the cops and creating awareness among people, to keep a check on such instances.

The DGP said law and order situation in the state is normal and the drought-like situation was now the only concern.

Replying to a query, Mr Roy said investigations against NCP leader Vinayak Mete, who was allegedly involved in the attack on Marathi daily Loksatta editor Kumar Ketkar's residence, has already been completed, while the forest department is investigating into the case against former transport minister Dharmarao Baba Atram in the chinkara poaching case.

Coming down heavily on the instance of attacks on Journalists, he said police will see to it that guilty in such cases are punished.

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