Panaji: Goa Police on Thursday appealed people to be alert about ‘fake e-challan websites’ which exactly resembles the original website launched by them.
State’s officiating Director General of Police Jaspal Singh said that some criminals have launched fake websites resembling the original website for traffic challen payments online.
The DGP has uploaded a link of the original website on his official twitter handler asking people to pay their challans only original website and ignore all other websites.
Earlier on Wednesday, State Police issued an advisory regarding fake e-challan website.
The advisory read “input is received regarding a fake website https:/echallanparivahan.in used to misguide common citizen and fraudulently collecting online payment for fake traffic violation cases.”
“The site has a similar URL and look and feel of genuine site https://echallan.parivahan.gov.in. The genuine site is developed by National Informatics Centre (NIC) e-Transport project which facilitates online challan intimation and accept e-payment on behalf of approximately twenty states,” the advisory reads.
State police have said that the general public is advised to take note of the fake website and not to make e-payment on it.