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Bulli Bai: Teenage girl mastermind behind Indian hate app targeting Muslim women

Indian police have reportedly arrested three people in connection with an app that shared photos of more than 100 Muslim women saying they were on "sale"

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A Teenage girl has been identified as the mastermind behind an Indian hate app Bulli Bai targeting Muslim women!

The recent incident has sent shock waves across the world when a fake app operating in India was brought to light offering Muslim women on sale.

The app was hosted on the web platform GitHub, which has since taken it down amid widespread anger and outrage.

  • Indian police have reportedly arrested three people in connection with an app that shared photos of more than 100 Muslim women saying they were on “sale”
  • The app was allegedly set up on December 31
  • The investigation has revealed that the youngest of them, Shweta Singh, 18, was allegedly the brain behind the app.
  • The teenager, also from Uttarakhand, controlled ‘Bulli Bai’ and three more apps, investigations reveal.
  • She was using a fake Twitter handle with the name JattKhalsa07. The handle was being used for uploading hate posts and objectionable photos and comments. People associated with her followed the same ideology

As being reported, an 18-year-old girl and two young students have been arrested over the “Bulli Bai” app that shared pictures of Muslim women, including well-known faces, for an online “auction”.

A 21-year-old from Uttarakhand is the latest to be arrested, a day after Class 12 student Shweta Singh was caught in the case involving hate directed at Muslims.

Mayank Rawal was caught in the early hours of Wednesday. A second-year engineering student from Bengaluru, Vishal Kumar Jha, was arrested earlier.

“Three people have been arrested for the ‘Bulli Bai’ app and Twitter handle. We are looking for more people involved,” Mumbai Police Commissioner Hemant Nagrale told the press.

“It’s too early to say who made the app and what their motive is,” Mumbai police commissioner Hemant Nagrale added.

However, the charges against the three who have been arrested haven’t been confirmed yet.

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Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.