The Hyderabad Police have traced, recovered and returned 67 lost mobile phones worth ₹6 lakh with the help of an app. The cops said that using the state police's 'Hawk-Eye' app, people can report the loss of their phones.
Based on these complaints, the IT team tracks the lost phones using their unique International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) numbers. Hyderabad Police Commissioner Anjani Kumar said that over 8,96,000 people are using the mobile app.
As a part of this endeavor, it is to mention that the team was successful in recovering 67 mobile phones, worth of ₹6,00,000 with the help of West Zone Taskforce," the police commissioner said. He advised people to cross-check the IMEI numbers of mobile phone on Hawk-Eye in case they purchase an old mobile phone to ensure that the device was not stolen one.