Delhi Police filed charge sheet against two accused Aumkareshwar Thakur and Neeraj Bishnoi on Tuesday in the case related to running ‘Sulli Deals’ and ‘Bulli Bai’ mobile applications that auctioned Muslim women virtually.
The creator of Sulli Deals app, Aumkareshwar Thakur was arrested by Delhi Police on January 8 this year and a charge sheet against him has been filed under sections 153A, 153B, 354A(3) IPC r/w 66, 67 IT Act, reported ANI quoting police sources.
On the other hand, Neeraj Bishnoi, resident of Assam’s Jorhat and a B. Tech student, was arrested in connection with the Bulli Bai app case on January 6. Police said that the charge sheet against him has been filed under sections 153A, 153B, 354A, 509 IPC r/w 66, 67 IT Act.
Meanwhile, both the charge sheets have been submitted before the Chief Metropolitan (CMM) Court in New Delhi, Patiala House Court on March 4, police further informed. Since their arrest, the accused have been kept in judicial custody.
Sulli Deals was reportedly created on GitHub in July 2021 to auction Muslim women. Delhi police took suo moto cognizance of the case brining the matter into public purview.
In course of their investigation, Delhi police came across similar app, Bulli Bai. Niraj Bishnoi, the alleged mastermind behind it, was the first to get arrested.
Notably, both the accused, Aumkareshwar Thakur and Neeraj Bishnoi were virtually connected over the internet through chat rooms, further investigations revealed.