Aumkareshwar Thakur, creator of Sulli Deals app, arrested from Indore
New Delhi, Jan 09: The Intelligence Fusion and Strategic Operations (IFSO), Delhi Police Special Cell, arrested one person from Indore on Sunday in the infamous 'Sulli Deals' app case. He was arrested from Indore, Madhya Pradesh. This is the first arrest made in the "Sulli Deals" app case, police said.
DCP KPS Malhotra, Intelligence Fusion and Strategic Operations (IFSO), said that the 'mastermind' who created the Sulli deals app on Github to auction women online has been arrested and is being questioned by the officials.
Malhotra said, "Aumkareshwar Thakur, Sulli Deals app creator, and mastermind arrested from Indore. He was the member of Trad-Group on Twitter made to troll Muslim women."
He said during preliminary interrogation, the accused admitted that he was a member of a group on Twitter and the idea to defame and troll Muslim women was shared there.
"He had developed the code on GitHub. The access of GitHub was with all the members of the group. He had shared the app on his Twitter account. The photos of the Muslim women were uploaded by the group members," the officer said.
Hundreds of Muslim women were listed for "auction" on the mobile application with photographs sourced without permission and doctored.
Accused Aumkareshwar Thakur (26) did his BCA from IPS Academy in Indore and is a resident of Newyork City Township, they said.