Software Engineer by profession, Peerbhoy was arrested by the Mumbai Crime Branch last year. His confession was recorded before a magistrate and was opened by a special MCOCA court in Mumbai on Thursday, Apr 9.
Peerbhoy also confessed of undergoing a week long training in Hyderabad of Andhra Pradesh for wireless hacking, website hacking and applications hacking paying Rs 70,000. He also said the court that 8 other people also were trained in the same technology raising security agencies concern.
"The course was organized by one Dr Laki Qureshi between May 14 to 19, 2007 in Katriya hotel in Hyderabad and besides me there were eight more participants who also underwent the same training," Peerbhoy said.
Indian Mujahideen or IM is the brain child of one Riyaz Bhatkal who coined the name sometime in 2005.