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Bulli Bai app case: Two students arrested from Uttarakhand remanded in police custody till Jan 10

Mumbai police cyber cell had arrested the two on January 5 from Uttarakhand, and they were brought to Mumbai after their transit remand was procured from a local court there.

PTI Edited by: PTI Mumbai Updated on: January 07, 2022 18:32 IST
Bulli Bai app case, Neeraj Bishnoi, delhi police, mumbai court
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Mayank Rawat and Shweta Singh, accused in Bulli Bai app case, were produced at Bandra court in Mumbai on Friday.

Highlights

  • Mumbai police has sought their custody for interrogation
  • Delhi police's special cell on Jan 6 arrested Niraj Bishnoi from Assam in the case
  • 'Bulli Bai' app targeted Muslim women by putting up their images online for 'auction'

A local court here on Friday remanded students Shweta Singh and Mayank Rawal, who have been arrested in connection with the 'Bulli Bai' app which targeted Muslim women by putting up their images online for 'auction', in police custody till January 10. The city police's cyber cell had arrested Singh (18) and Rawal (21) on January 5 from Uttarakhand, and they were brought to Mumbai after their transit remand was procured from a local court there.

Singh and Rawal were produced before the Bandra metropolitan magistrate on Friday where the police sought their custody for interrogation by telling court the two would have to be questioned along with Vishal Kumar Jha, who was arrested in the case earlier and is presently in police custody till January 10. The court, after hearing the prosecution, remanded Singh and Rawal to police custody till January 10.

The police had earlier claimed Singh had created a Twitter handle of the app and was the prime accused in the case. The Delhi police's special cell, which has also registered an FIR in the case, on January 6 arrested one Niraj Bishnoi from Assam in the case, and said he was the main creator of the app.

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