Andhra Pradesh has been placed in 3 rd position in cyber crimes.Yes,AP has achieved the dubious distinction of bagging the third place for the spurt in cyber crimes after Odisha and Bihar in 2015, as per the annual report of National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), which was released on Tuesday.
Andhra Pradesh registered 282 cases of cyber crimes in 2014 but the number shot up to 536 in 2015 (surge of 90.1 per cent). Similarly, a total of 522 persons were arrested for the cyber crimes in 2015 while the number of arrests was only 236 in 2014.
Bihar registered 114 complaints in 2014 and the number rose to 242 in 2015. But there was a phenomenal increase in the arrests. As many as 111 persons were arrested in 2014 but the following year, the number of arrests was 1,567. There was a surge in cyber crime cases in Odisha.