Telangana: Cyber crimes increases by whopping 48.47 percent in 2022
In Telangana, cybercrimes have increased by a whopping 48.47 percent in 2022, compared to the previous year. Cases of cheating grew by 43.30 percent and economic offences by 41.37 per cent. These figures of the State crime situation have been brought out in ‘Crime in Telangana – 2022’.
This is the first-ever such publication of the annual crime statistics by the State Crime Records Bureau (SCRB) under the Crime Investigation Department (CID). Director-General of Police Ravi Gupta released the publication yesterday.
The report said, the state police are paying special attention to investigation and prosecution and scientific tools, forensic science, cyber technology are being utilised at optimum level to ensure high-quality digital evidence to secure more convictions in 2022.
The annual report also said an addition of over 1.74 lakh CCTV cameras have been installed in 2022 taking the statewide numbers to over 10 lakh 25 thousand.