Sherlock Holmes of the Digital Generation


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Check out how, cell phone acts as the Sherlock Holmes of contemporary age. In wake of increasing crime rates, especially towards women, mobile phone are acting nothing less than a boon.

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Sherlock Holmes of the Digital Generation

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  2. 2. 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 ease your life.
  3. 3. 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.
  4. 4. The use of GPS tracking, tracing calls and call detail records has done wonders in solving criminal cases.
  5. 5. 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.
  6. 6. The other famous case solved using CDR is Bharadwaj murder case. Call records assisted police in establishing the murder plan and reveal the conspirators.
  7. 7. 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.
  8. 8. Police officials stated that over 90% crimes cases are being resolved by tracing the call records of the suspect.
  9. 9. 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.
  10. 10. 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 phones.
  11. 11. 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.