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RMP cyber crime unit attained people’s trust confidently

RAJSHAHI, April 17, 2024 (BSS) – Cyber crime unit of Rajshahi Metropolitan Police (RMP) has attained

success together with attaining trusts and confidence of people in terms of combating crimes related

to cyber crimes in the metropolis since its inception on September 17, 2020.


It has been working relentlessly in the field of unearthing clueless incidents, criminal identification and

subsequently bringing them to book. Apart from this, it’s sending necessary and demand-driven

information to the adjacent district through proper channels.


RMP launched the cyber crime unit to contain all sorts of cyber-related crimes three and half years

back. Since then, the unit has been playing a vital role towards bringing those involved in spreading

anti-state rumours and misleading information, and pictures through using Facebook, instagram,

twitter and other social media to book within the shortest possible time.


Utpol Kumar Chowdhury, Additional Deputy Police Commissioner (CTTC & LIC), told BSS that the unit

has become service-oriented and it’s putting its best efforts for the public interest.

It’s capable of detecting   criminals’ through close coordination with Police Headquarters, Special

Branch and the cyber crimes related departments of the Criminal Investigation Department.

Utpol Chowdhury said they are extending support towards identification and arrest of the criminals in

connection with the cyber crimes.

They have received 8,371 complaints related to cyber crimes and so far disposed of 7,785 of those till

March 31 last meaning that disposal rate is 93 percent.


Moreover, the unit has also disposed of 173 pornography and 148 cyber violence against women cases

of harassment and blackmailing of women by threatening to spread their sensational videos, hacking

of the facebook account, sending of Pornographic pictures and videos through fake messenger.

Some other cases included 5,021 of lost mobile and laptop recovered, 813 of online transactions, 703 of

drug trading, 157 of kidnapping and trafficking and 121 of clueless crimes and murder cases.

Such steps of Cyber Crime Unit have earned appreciation and praise from the cross section of people.


Utpol Chowdhury also said they have intensified surveillance activities to protect adolescents from

different types of crimes.

They also have achievements in terms of investigating 315 facebook hackings, 266 fake accounts, 226

cyber bullying and 190 pornography accounts.

“We have identified 114 threats on facebook messenger and 37 thefts,” he said, adding that many

other frauds related to IMO, whatsApp and email were detected.

Smartphone culture among young and juveniles is one of the main causes of increasing social crimes.

By using smartphones, underaged young boys and girls are being addicted to pornography.


As a result, smartphone culture was also destroying the humanitarian and religious values, tradition

and norms of the society.


He said special care needs to be taken to the juveniles by their guardians at home while they grow up.

Expressing their satisfactions three cyber crime victims, Shahadat Hossain, 27, Abu Raihan, 27, and

Farhan Ahmed Rashin, 13, said the RMP’s cyber crime unit have freed them from great anxiety and

mental sufferings.

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