Varanasi: In view of a rise in cyber crime, Uttar Pradesh government has decided to open cyber police stations in all eight zones of the state.

There has been an increase in cases of cyber crime, so the state government plans to set up cyber police stations in all eight zones of the state, DGP A C Sharma told reporters here on Monday.

The officials during the training at police academy are provided special lesson on methods to crack cyber crime cases, he said.

A chapter on cyber crime has been added in the police training, Sharma added.

The police official further said that an amount of Rs 8 lakh has been approved for the upgradation of cyber police stations at Lucknow and Agra.

Earlier in the day, Sharma and Principal Secretary (Home) R M Srivastava held a review meeting of police and administrative officials of Varanasi division.



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