Niraj Bishnoi, the alleged mastermind and creator of the “Bulli Bai” app, revealed that he has a habit of hacking and degrading the websites of Indian and Pakistani schools and universities, officials said on Saturday. of the police.
They also said that Bishnoi revealed during questioning that he was also in contact with the person behind the @sullideals Twitter account, the alleged creator of the âSulli Dealsâ app hosted on GitHub in July of the year. last. Delhi police arrested Bishnoi, 21, from Assam, and claimed to have solved the case concerning hundreds of Muslim women listed for auction on the ‘Bulli Bai’ app on the Github platform.
A resident of Jorhat who is studying computer engineering in Bhopal, Bishnoi is the fourth person to be arrested for his alleged involvement in the app. The other three, arrested by Mumbai police, include a 19-year-old woman from Uttarakhand, also alleged to be one of the main defendants in the case.
The claim that Bishnoi is in contact with the creator of the âSulli Dealsâ application is currently being verified. Further technical analysis is underway and a forensic examination of the devices is underway, police said.
During questioning, Bishnoi revealed that he has a habit of hacking and degrading websites. He has been learning it since the age of 15. He had hacked or degraded various Indian as well as Pakistani school and university websites. Its website hacking allegations, ” said Deputy Police Commissioner (Intelligence Fusion and Strategic Operations) KPS Malhotra.
Bishnoi has a fondness for the Japanese animated game character “GIYU”. He had created various Twitter accounts using the word and used one of those accounts to challenge law enforcement to arrest him, police said.
He had previously created various pseudonyms on Twitter: @ giyu2002, @ giyu007, @ giyuu84, @ giyu94 and @ giyu44. The @ giyu44 account was created by the accused on January 3 to discredit the arrests made by the Mumbai police in this case and to openly challenge law enforcement to arrest him.
A day before his arrest he tweeted: “You arrested the wrong person, the slumbai police”. You pajeets arrested a follower of this acc with sikh dp, who had nothing to do with the app and tweeted nothing bad. Are you ashamed of slumbai pulis? ” Bishnoi had said. Police said Bishnoi further disclosed that he was in contact with those arrested by Mumbai police and used to chat via Twitter. He had never met these people and did not even have their contact details. He also revealed that he was using the Twitter account of Shweta, who was arrested by Mumbai police, they said.
Bishnoi tries to delay the investigation and does not cooperate. He also attempted to harm himself twice and also threatened to kill himself, police said.
We take care of him in custody. His medical examination has been completed and he is stable and safe. This may be due to his mental state or perhaps he wants to delay the investigation, police officials said.
Police later in a statement said that during social media monitoring they noticed two websites claiming to have interviewed Bishnoi hours before his arrest. It is specified that the accused Niraj Bishnoi was disturbed after the arrest of three of his supporters namely Vishal, Shweta and Mayank Rawal. He wanted to distract from the media by claiming that Vishal and Shweta were innocent.
“To spread this fact, he had created the Twitter account @ giyu44 and started sharing screenshots of the creation of the code and the email accounts he used to create the code on GitHub,” according to the police statement. .
Bishnoi had received an email from GitHub on the email account he used, as a policy action from GitHub, indicating that they had received a request for information from a law enforcement agency, he said. he declares.
To support his demand for the creation of the ‘Bulli Bai’ app and to prove the innocence of the previously arrested defendants, he had shared login details, email details and screenshots with a Shubham Sharma and on Twitter as well. Bishnoi had intentionally leaked the details with Sharma and on Twitter to publicize. He had only shared partial details to substantiate his claim regarding the creation of the app. He also communicated via VPN with them so that he could not be found. He was challenging law enforcement to arrest him, âpolice said.
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