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Reporting Online Abuse

Last updated on Jun 8, 2022

If you are a victim of online abuse or know someone being victimised, you must report it to the authorities. You can report online abuse in any of the following ways:

Approaching the Police Station

When you go to the police station to complain about a case of online abuse that you have faced, they will ask you to file an FIR. You should make sure you give all the information you know about the incident and abuse that you have faced.

Cyber Cell

Cyber Cells are present in every state and some police stations may have a unit designated to work on cyber crimes. These cells or units will look into and help you out in cases of online violence such as online stalking, hacking, etc. In many states, you can file a complaint online through the website of the cyber cell. For instance, for Delhi, you can file an online complaint here.

If you want to file a complaint, you will have to either:

  • File a complaint online with your respective state’s Cyber Cell website or
  • Approach the police station where you will have to file an FIR which will be forwarded to the Cyber Cell.

Complaint Portals

Online Crime Reporting Portal

You can also lodge a complaint by using the Ministry of Home Affairs’ Online Crime Reporting Portal. You may be redirected to a specific State Government’s website to register a complaint.

Register a complaint in the section “Services for Citizen”, and click on “Report a Cyber Crime ”. Here, you can provide information about the offender, the victim, and the incident along with any supporting evidence, such as screenshots. You can report anonymously or with identification, and you can track your complaint as well. 

Cyber Crime Reporting Portal

You can also directly file a complaint on the Cyber Crime Reporting Portal. Complaints can also be made anonymously.  You can complain against various cybercrimes by selecting the option ‘Report Cyber Crime Related to Women/Child’ or ‘Report Other Cyber Crime’. You must login and create an account and select “Report and Track” if you wish to track your complaint.

Comments

Manik Pahuja

July 21, 2022

One Girl took my video and Edit this with some another boys video and now she asking for money on Facebook and Said if I don’t give money ₹30,000
she’ll upload this Video on Facebook and other Socia Media Platforms.
She even took my no. from facebook and semd this picture from her profile with fake allegations and asking about money.

Nyaaya

August 8, 2022

You may file a complaint for online abuse by following the steps mentioned in the explainer above.

Neeraj

August 2, 2022

My wife photos and there personal details show in aisle dating app.please help me

Nyaaya

August 8, 2022

You may file a complaint by referring to the explainer above.

Priyanka Paygude

August 7, 2022

My dad beats me and my sister like wild animals and we are sure wlhe can’t control his anger and thinks he has a full right on us and therefore can kill us too.he used to beat out mom also very badly but I don’t know why but she supports him in hitting us.

Nyaaya

August 8, 2022

Please go through our explainer on Domestic Violence

ajaz pasha

August 10, 2022

my wife filled false 498a on my whole family 3mnths back she came at home and beaten to my mother and broken the hand bone police not taken action after so many times we compliant but no action my sister got new married last year 1kid born 2days back yesterday my wife called to my sis husband and abused to him and broking my sister marraige life

Nyaaya

August 12, 2022

You may refer to our explainer on FIR to file your report.

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