Rajouri: Beware of phone calls asking vital informations, Police issues advisory

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By KNO on 28/02/2019.

Rajouri: Beware of phone calls asking vital informations, Police issues advisory

Jammu, February 28: District administration Rajouri has asked people to not share any information to dubios phone calls impersonating as security officials as they are ‘originating from outside India’. People are advised to report such things to Police immediately.

An advisory issued by the administration said that from last few days more than ten such reports have been received wherein some police, civil officers as well as some civilians have received phone calls from suspicious unknown numbers wherein callers impersonating themselves as senior army officers, senior police officers, senior civil administration officers try to inquire about some security related issues .

“During investigation by experts, it has been found that these calls are rooted from outside country through a specialised software due to which some other phone numbers, mostly starting with +91 code are displayed on mobile screen,” the advisory, according to KNO correspondent said.

The officials said that in the investigation conducted so far, it has been ascertained that calls are made from ‘outside India and some miscreants, anti-national elements, anti-social elements are trying to befool people by pretending as senior officers and try to fetch vital information.’

“In these circumstances, all the people are advised not to share any kind of details with such dubious callers and rather disconnect the call as soon as you come to know that caller is not known to you but trying to get some vital information,” they said.

It also said that ‘immediately bring the matter in the notice of concerned police by reporting it in nearby police station or directly to the office of Senior Superintendent of Police Rajouri.’

“It is made clear that no civil, police, army officers directly calls people or officials at field level to inquire about security scenario and other allied information,” they asked people.

The advisory said that people making these calls try to get some vital information by befooling so that they can achieve their nefarious designs.

“People in general are also requested to aware their family members, friends and common masses in this regard,” the_ advisory said.