Compulsory registration for cyber cafes in MP town

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Indore, Oct 13 (UNI) In view of the spiralling cyber crimes in the financial capital of Madhya Pradesh, it was made mandatory for the cyber cafe owners to register themselves at the Indore Police's web portal.

Cyber Crime Investigation Cell Incharge Rajesh Vyas told UNI here today that legal action would be taken against the cafe owners who did not abide by the new directives.

''Besides, they had to maintain a detailed record of their customers and the latter had to fill an online form to get a special 'ID number','' he said, adding that the customer had to show the allotted ID number every time he visited the cyber cafe.

The directive also made mandatory for cafe owners to install close circuit television (CCTV) and to remove the cabins.

The fresh curbs on internet cafes came after a threat to blow up the local Delhi Public School was given from a local cyber cafe.

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