Public prosecutors urged to utilise latest technology

Vijayawada: Deputy Chief Minister Nimmakayala Chinarajappa appealed to the public prosecutors (PP) to take leverage of sophisticated technology in fighting cases relating to cyber crimes. He expressed concern over increasing economic offences and added that the accused were making use of high-end technology in committing cyber crimes.
Inaugurating the State-level workshop on ‘Cyber crimes and digital evidence’ organised by the Directorate of Prosecutions in Vijayawada on Saturday, the Deputy Chief Minister said public prosecutors played key role in protecting government property and protecting the interests of common man.
He said that several forces, including parties, were trying to stall the progress of the State by creating hurdles. The public prosecutors should extend cooperation for development of the State. He appealed to public prosecutors to improve their knowledge and work with commitment to scale heights in their field.
Expressing concern over increasing economic offences, he said that several agencies were collecting money from people and disappearing. The law enforcing agency should book such people immediately and provide justice to people. He said there was an increase in crime against women and children. The public prosecutors should render speedy justice to women and children, he said.
Speaking on the occasion secretary, Law and Legislative affairs, C S S V Durgaprasad said public prosecutors should take special care in collecting evidence and producing it in courts in case of cyber crimes.