New Delhi : Twenty – six alleged cyber criminals have been arrested so far under ‘ Operation Chakra ‘ of the CBI to dismantle cyber crime gangs operating in the country , officials said on Thursday . The operation has been launched incoordi nation with state police , Interpol and agencies of other countries , they said .
The CBI said 16 persons were arrested by Karnataka Police , seven by Delhi Po lice , two by Punjab Police and one by Andaman and Nicobar Police .
The central probe agency , in coordination with conducted state police , searches under the operation at 115 locations across the country on inputs provided by Interpol , FBI , Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Australian Federal Po lice , the officials said .
The CBI registered 11 cases against cyber criminals involved in financial fraud using the internet . While the agency conducted searches at 87 locations , 28 places were raided by the state police , they added .