The revolution in the field of information,The revolution in the field of information,
communication and technology hascommunication and technology has
changed the perspective of mobile phoneschanged the perspective of mobile phones
from being just an alternative forfrom being just an alternative for
telephones to a must have gadgettelephones to a must have gadget
incorporated with complicated applicationsincorporated with complicated applications
to ease your life.to ease your life.
Gradually, advancement in technology hasGradually, advancement in technology has
turned mobile phones into a potent tool forturned mobile phones into a potent tool for
law enforcement agencies to track criminalslaw enforcement agencies to track criminals
and capture them even if they are hiding inand capture them even if they are hiding in
the most unexpected locations.the most unexpected locations.
The use of GPS tracking, tracing calls and
call detail records has done wonders in
solving criminal cases.
The 5 suspects of the recent
Gang rape in Mumbai were nabbed by
tracing cell phone call records and signal
locations within just 3 days.
The other famous case solved using CDR is
Bharadwaj murder case. Call records
assisted police in establishing the murder
plan and reveal the conspirators.
CDR also played an integral part in tracking
down the infamous Dr. Amrit Kumar who
was the key man behind ‘Dr. Kidney’ case.
His records were reviewed and he was
tracked hiding in Nepal.
Police officials stated that over 90% crimes
cases are being resolved by tracing the call
records of the suspect.
Kerala Chief Minister even announced a
cash reward of Rs 5000/- to anyone who
provides clues through picture from cell
phones to help solve crimes.
The use of cell phone is not only limited to
solving crimes. When a major fire broke at
a commercial complex in Bangalore , fire
fighters rescued the trapped people by
pinpointing the location of their cell
It's undeniable that cell phones prove to be
the most useful gadget that people carry on
daily basis. From solving a criminal case to
finding people during disasters, cell phones
definitely have lot to offer.