Bhubaneswar: Director General of Police Abhay today launched an anti-extortion helpline ‘9938910000’ for people of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar. The citizens can dial this number and lodge complaints in connection with extortion in Cuttack and Bhubaneswar.
Citizens can lodge complaint or provide information through telephone call, WhatsApp, SMS, and Telegram app while their identities will be kept secret, Abhay said. Earlier, Police Commissioner Sudhanshu Sarangi launched an anti-extortion drive ‘Dada Bati Ku Na’ (Say No To Extortion) to check such activities in the Twin City.
An Anti-Extortion Task Force has been formed in the Commissionerate of Police. This force is led by Additional Police Commissioner Rekha Lohani.