Delhi Police arrests ‘Bulli Bai’ creator from Assam

Several complaints were received by police stations regarding listing of Muslim women for “auction” on the "Bulli Bai" mobile app

NewsBharati    06-Jan-2022 15:14:27 PM
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Assam, January 6: Intelligence Fusion and Strategic Operations unit (IFSO), Special Cell of Delhi Police arrested the main conspirator of the 'Bulli Bai' case from Assam on Thursday. KPS Malhotra, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) IFSO Delhi, informed, “Neeraj Bishnoi, arrested from Assam by Delhi Police Special Cell's IFSO team, is the main conspirator and creator of 'Bulli Bai' on GitHub and the main Twitter account holder of the app. He is being brought to Delhi.”

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Neeraj Bishnoi, 20, is a resident of Digambar area of Assam's Jorhat. He is a BTech student of Vellore Institute of Technology, Bhopal: IFSO. This is the fourth arrest in connection with the app which targeted Muslim women by putting up their images online for ‘auction’. Earlier, police arrested Shweta Singh, 18, from Uttarakhand.
The Bulli Bai case was transferred to the IFSO on Wednesday. Several complaints were received by multiple police stations in the country regarding the listing of Muslim women for “auction” on the 'Bulli Bai' mobile application, with photographs sourced without permission, and doctored.
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Such an incident has happened for the second time in less than a year’s time. This app appeared to be a clone of ‘Sulli Deals’, which had triggered a similar situation last year.