Deoghar (Jharkhand), Oct 2 (PTI) Seven people allegedly involved in phishing activities have been arrested in Jharkhand's Deoghar district, police said on Saturday.

Thirteen mobile phones, 19 SIM and five ATM cards, passbooks of various banks and a chequebook were seized from their possession, Deputy Superintendent of Police (Cyber) Sumit Prasad told reporters.

Acting on a tip-off, search operations were conducted in several villages under the Pathrol and Manoharpur police stations as well as Patharda outpost limits, he said.

The arrested persons are being interrogated, and further investigation is underway, the officer said.

As many as 70 cybercriminals were arrested in the district in the last month, Prasad added.