Bulli Bai app creator The creator of the Bulli Bai app, 21-year-old Neeraj Bishnoi from Assam, was arrested by the IFSO unit of the Delhi Police’s Special Cell on Thursday. Here’s how he was tracked down by the police.he creator of the Bulli Bai app, 21-year-old Neeraj Bishnoi from Assam, was arrested by the Intelligence Fusions and Strategic Operations (IFSO) unit of the Delhi Police’s Special Cell on Thursday.
The ‘Bulli Bai’ app on open-source platform GitHub was used to upload the photographs of hundreds of Muslim women without their consent for a virtual ‘auction’. The app triggered massive outrage in India.
HOW DID DELHI POLICE TRACK DOWN NEERAJ BISHNOI?
After news of the Bulli Bai app emerged, one woman filed a complaint at the Cyber Police Station in southeast Delhi. She alleged that her photograph had been uploaded by Twitter handle @bullibai_ and others. An FIR was accordingly registered.Twitter suspended the accounts involved in the case and the controversial app was taken down from GitHub.
For the investigation, technical assistance was provided to the Delhi Police.With the help of the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), raw data analysis was conducted and it was found that the main suspect was based in Assam’s Jorhat.