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More than 1600 Indians were arrested in 2011 for CyberCrimes

More than 1,600 Indians were arrested in 2011 for Cyber Crimes registered under the Information Technology (IT) Act (2000) and under sections of Indian Penal Code (IPC), nearly 30% more than previous year.
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More than 1,600 Indians were arrested in 2011 for Cyber Crimes registered under the Information Technology (IT) Act (2000) and under sections of Indian Penal Code (IPC), nearly 30% more than previous year.

According to Times of India report, Indian Minister of State for Communications Milind Deora said that a total 1,630 persons arrested in 2011 comprised 1,184 under Information Technology (IT) Act (2000) and 446 under sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) related to cybercrimes.

In 2010, the number of arrests for cybercrime under the IT Act (2000) was 799 and 394 under sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), making a total of 1,193.

Last year's cybercrime cases pertained to tampering computer source documents, hacking, obscene publication/transmission in electronic form and failure of compliance/order of certifying Authority, among other reasons.
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