Mobile set: users reminded of special number
KARACHI – Sindh police, for the awareness of mobile phone users, have informed that there is a 15-digit special number in the mobile phones which can be ascertained by dialling No 06.
This number should be preserved by the mobile users as in case of loss, theft or snatching of their mobile set, they can get their mobile phone inoperative and unusable by giving the number to GSM companies.
An announcement to this effect was made in a police statement issued in Karachi on October 25.
It also asked the GSM companies that in case a person comes with a police report for loss, theft or snatching of mobile set and also mentions the special number (*#06#), then after necessary procedure, the set should be locked in order to make it inoperative so that it could not be sold again in the market.
Source: Business Recorder