Police unveils web portal to receive cybercrime complaints
NEWSMAN, Abuja – As part of efforts to ensure ease of crime reportage by members of the public to enable prompt investigation, arrest and prosecution of perpetrators of cybercrime and other related offences, Nigeria Police Force has unveiled a cybercrime Reporting Web Portal.
According to a statement by Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba, the portal which can be accessed by clicking on the link https://incb.police.gov.ng/ will cater for complaints pertaining to cybercrimes.
The cases will be “promptly attended to by the Cybercrime Unit of the Force domiciled with the INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB), Force Headquarters, Abuja and the newly created Cybercrime Unit at the INTERPOL Annex, Alagbon Close, Ikoyi, Lagos”.
The statement added that “the new portal will provide updates on achievements being recorded by the Nigeria Police and will, among other things, avail the citizens knowledge of basic cyber-related issues such as emerging cybercrime trends, the modus operandi of the cyber crooks and offer tips on how citizens could make themselves less vulnerable within the cyberspace”.
The Force “urges potential users of the portal to ensure that only correct and accurate information, devoid of deliberate falsehood, misrepresentation and misinformation, are provided when filing their complaints”.