Police open unit to support women cybercrime victims
Bangladesh Police have opened ‘Police Cyber Support for Women’ unit to help women victims of cybercrimes.
Inspector General of Police (IGP) Dr Benazir Ahmed inaugurated the unit at the Rajarbagh Police Lines Auditorium on Monday.
Police sources said the police headquarters has opened a facebook page, email ID and hotline titled ‘Police cyber support for women (PCSW)’ to receive allegations of harassment against women in the cyberspace and to give necessary legal assistance and advice to the victims.
Those women fall victims of cyber bullying, ID hacking, publishing sensitive information-pictures-videos, sexual harassment can lodge
“Our initiative is to ensure safety of women and to keep the cyberspace safe. The specialty of this unit is that those who will serve here and will investigate– all are female police members. Victims can fearlessly tell their problems, the police boss added.
He informed that 6,099 cybercrime-related cases have, so far, been filed. DMP, DB, CID and PBI are working in this regard, Benazi Ahmed added.
The IGP said that victims can contact the PCSW through 999 from any place of the country.
How to contact
Facebook page: Police Cyber Support for Women (PCSW)