City based Advocate’s cell quantity cloned to harass folks; probe on

Yogesh K Porwar & Avanth Kumar Kankaria

The Central Division cyber crime police are on the lookout for a person who suspect to have cloned the phone number of a city based advocate and harassing people .

In his complaint Mr.Balakrishna said that 10 days ago,another advocate by name Shashikala called him to inform that she had received a phone call from him at a odd time of 3.27 am.

Balakrishna checked his phone to find he neither called her nor have her number saved in the list.

He ignored the incident,but next day three of his clients called him to inform that they have received the calls from him which he had not made .

Even his friend Advocate Harish called to inform that he too have received the phone call from his number.

Someone is misusing the phone number to harass people using my name,Mr.Balakrishna, said in his complaint.

The police are now trying to track down the accused and verifying the locations of the tower dumps from where the calls made.

Based on the complaint filed by S Balakrishna, the police have registered a case against unknown person charging him under section 66c (fraudulently or dishonestly make use of the electronic signature,password or any other unique identification feature of any other person) of IT Act.