Bengaluru: The Karnataka state government had decided to sanctioned Rs 100 crore to the police department for its modernization.
Speaking after inaugurating the building of the Forensic Science Laboratory and laying the foundation stone for the Police Samudaya Bhavan Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa said, Modernisation of the police department is very important inorder to keep pace with the changing times.
“In the coming budget, the government will allocate Rs 100 crore to modernize the police department by using the latest technologies,” he said, adding that it will help strengthen the police in investigating crimes effectively.
Meanwhile, Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai said the police department was planning to receive complaints related to cybercrime at the police control room.
“We are in talks with RBI officials to facilitate blocking of account numbers of both the victim and accused, as soon as the crime is reported to the police. We are trying to come up with a plan where the public can dial 100 and report cybercrimes, so that swift action can be taken,” he said.