Main accused in Bulli Bai case arrested from Assam, says police

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New Delhi: A man believed to be the main accused in the Bulli Bai case in which Muslim women were put up for an online ‘auction’, has been arrested from Assam, NDTV reported quoting a top sources in Delhi Police said today.

The report quoting sources said man identified as Neeraj Bishnoi was the mastermind who allegedly created the app on the GitHub platform.

Quoting sources further, the report said that he was also the main Twitter account holder that put out vile tweets with photographs of the women, many of them doctored.

Earlier, three persons including a young woman were arrested in connection with the same case.

Mayank Rawal, a student, was caught in the early hours of Wednesday, reports said quoting an official. An engineering student from Bengaluru, Vishal Kumar Jha, was arrested earlier. Police had also said that the brain behind the egregious app is teenager Shweta Singh, also from Uttarakhand. Singh controlled ‘Bulli Bai’ and three more apps, investigations reveal.

The app was called ‘Bulli Bai’, a derogatory term to describe Muslim women. A similar app and website called ‘Sulli Deals’ had surfaced earlier this year and had sparked massive outrage.


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