An operation was conducted with the presence of the arrested suspects of Delhi in the Basistha area of Guwahati...
Digital Desk: A team from the Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre (ICCCC) in New Delhi has arrived in Guwahati to investigate allegations of identity theft/fraud and cybercrimes in the city.
This comes after the local police recently broke up a significant cybercrime case in Guwahati city.
Meanwhile, an operation was conducted with the presence of the arrested suspects Rajan Sidana (39) of Ludhiana and Divyam Arora (31) of Delhi on the second floor of Megha Plaza in the Basistha area of Guwahati city.
During the raid, the police seized several objectionable documents.
The 26 individuals who had been remanded to police custody for questioning in connection with the case were presented before the court earlier on Wednesday.
16 out of the 26 people were handed over to the Guwahati Police's crime branch, which conducted the operation that resulted in the arrests.
On the other hand, it has come to light that the remaining 10 individuals were placed in judicial custody.
It should be noted that the police had earlier stated that the 52 accused were brought before a lower court on September 16 and that 26 of them had been sent to police custody while the rest had been held in judicial custody.
The Guwahati Police announced the development on X, stating: "In the Cybercrime related case, so far 52 individuals have been arrested & produced before the Hon'ble Court today. Out of the 52 people detained, 26 suspects have been brought into police custody for additional questioning, and the remaining 48 have been ordered by the Hon. Court to be remanded to judicial custody."
The municipal police had previously detained 191 agents, 144 of whom were men and 47 of whom were women. In addition, during these raids, 164 desktop computers, 90 laptop computers, and 26 cell phones were seized.