Bulli Bai Case: VIT Bhopal Suspends Accused Neeraj Bishnoi; Delhi Court Sends to 7-Day Police Custody

Bishnoi, a resident of Jorhat, and a second year B.Tech student at VIT Bhopal, is the fourth person to be arrested for their alleged involvement in the Bulli Bai app case.

Updated: January 7, 2022 12:24 AM IST

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Bulli Bai Case: VIT Bhopal Suspends Accused Neeraj Bishnoi; Delhi Court Sends to 7-Day Police Custody
Neeraj Bishnoi, main Bulli Bai case conspirator, will be presented in Delhi Court tonight.

New Delhi: The Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Bhopal, has suspended engineering student Neeraj Bishnoi from the University with immediate effect until further notice, reported news agency ANI. Bishnoi, believed to be the creator of the Bulli Bai app which targeted Muslim women by putting up their pictures online for ‘auction’, was arrested early Thursday morning from Jorhat in Assam by Delhi police. Later, a court sent Bishnoi to seven-day custody of Delhi Police.

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Bishnoi, a resident of Jorhat, and a second year B.Tech student at VIT Bhopal, is the fourth person to be arrested for their alleged involvement in the Bulli Bai app case. The other three, nabbed by Mumbai Police, include a 19-year-old woman from Uttarakhand, also alleged to be a prime accused in the case. “You have arrested the wrong person, slumbai police,” Bishnoi had tweeted a day before his arrest.

Bishnoi disclosed during his interrogation that he created the Bulli Bai app on Github as well as the @bullibai_Twitter handle and others too, police said. The Twitter account was created on December 31. Bishnoi, who was arrested by the Intelligence Fusion and Strategic Operations unit of the Delhi Police, also disclosed that he had created another account @Sage0x1 for tweeting about the app, said Deputy Commissioner of Police, IFSO, K P S Malhotra.

He is the mastermind and the person who had created this application on Github. He has confessed about the creation of the application…forensic remnants of the creation have been found in his laptop, Malhotra said.

(With inputs from agency)

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Published Date: January 6, 2022 8:10 PM IST

Updated Date: January 7, 2022 12:24 AM IST