Maharashtra: Cyber crimes on rise, detection rates low
Posted On : Tuesday, March 12, 2019, 1:01 PM
Cyber frauds and cases of online stalking have topped the charts as far as cyber crimes registered across Maharashtra in 2018 are concerned. However, the detection rate in the same time period has been found to be quite low. In 2018, a whopping 1,096 cases of cyber fraud were registered with the police; out of this number, only 128 cases were detected. According to police records, 451 cases of cyberstalking, which includes cyberbullying of women and children, were registered in the last year; of this, only 285 cases were detected.