In ‘Bulli Bai’ Case, Engineering Student Detained In Bengaluru: Report

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‘Bulli Bai’ app case: A case has been registered underneath IPC sections and the IT Act. (Representational)

Mumbai:

Mumbai Police Cyber Cell detained a 21-year-old engineering scholar from Bengaluru, in reference to the ‘Bulli Bai’ software case on Monday.

Mumbai Police has not revealed the id of the suspect detained from Bengaluru but, aside from his age. Police have registered a case in opposition to unknown culprits underneath related sections of IPC and the IT Act.

Earlier within the day, Mumbai Police had additionally filed a primary info report (FIR) in opposition to unknown individuals based mostly on complaints that doctored images of ladies have been uploaded for public sale on ‘Bulli Bai’ software hosted by GitHub platform.

On Sunday, West Mumbai Cyber Police station registered a case in opposition to the ‘Bulli Bai’ app builders and Twitter handles that promoted the app.

The case has been registered in opposition to the unknown culprits underneath sections 153(A) (selling enmity between completely different teams on grounds of faith and many others), 153(B) (imputations, assertions prejudicial to nationwide integration), 295(A) (deliberate and malicious acts, meant to outrage spiritual emotions), 354D (stalking), 509 (phrase, gesture or act meant to insult the modesty of a girl), 500 (legal defamation) of the Indian Penal Code and Part 67 (publishing or transmitting obscene materials in digital type) of Data Know-how Act.

After each the Delhi and Mumbai police lodged FIR within the matter underneath related sections, Union Minister for Electronics and Data Know-how Ashwini Vaishnaw, in a tweet on Sunday stated, “Authorities of India is working with police organizations in Delhi and Mumbai on this matter.”

(Aside from the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV employees and is printed from a syndicated feed.)

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