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Haryana Police recovers Rs.71-lakh in Cyber Fraud Case

Panchkula, April 15, 2024 (Yes Punjab News)

Haryana Police’s relentless efforts to bolster cyber security have yielded significant results, with the recovery of Rs 71 lakh in a recent cyber fraud case.

Through proactive measures and public awareness campaigns via social media platforms, the force aims to prevent individuals from falling prey to cybercriminals.Under the guidance of the Director General of Police, Shri Shatrujeet Kapur, Haryana Police has intensified its efforts to educate citizens about the modus operandi of cybercriminals.

These endeavors are paying off, as evidenced by the recent success story where a victim of cyber fraud saw the return of his lost funds, eliciting gratitude towards the police force.

The incident unfolded in Gurugram, where a resident filed a complaint with the Cyber Crime East Police Station on February 16, 2024.

The victim narrated being duped into investing in the stock market through a fraudulent app promising lucrative returns. Prompt action was taken by the Cyber Crime East Gurugram police station, resulting in the arrest of three suspects from Jaipur on March 22, 2024.

The apprehended individuals were identified as Makwana Harshad Ramesh Bhai, Nikunj Mansukh Bhai Chauhan, and Khan Zuber Jamshed, all residents of Gujarat.Led by Assistant Police Commissioner Cyber Crime Priyanshu Diwan, the investigative team successfully recovered approximately Rs 71 lakh defrauded from the complainant.

While the investigation remains ongoing, the swift action and dedication of the Cyber Crime Police Station East Gurugram have been lauded by the victim.Haryana Police emphasizes the importance of public vigilance against evolving cyber threats.

Citizens are urged to refrain from clicking on suspicious links, downloading unfamiliar mobile apps, or sharing personal banking information or OTPs.

The force’s social media channels provide valuable insights into various cybercrime tactics through informative videos, aiming to empower individuals to recognize and avoid potential threats.

The public is encouraged to follow Haryana Police’s social media handles for continuous updates and insights into cybercrime prevention strategies.

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