Lawstreet Journal

Bulli Bai Case: Mumbai Court Rejects Bail Applications of Accused

Lawstreet Journal 22 Jan 2022 12:20am

Image courtesy: Lawstreet Journal Judiciary Bulli Bai Case: Mumbai Court Rejects Bail Applications of Accused

The Metropolitan Magistrate at Bandra Komal Singh Rajput pronounced the verdict on January 20, 2022, rejecting the bail applications filed by the accused Vishal Jha, Mayank Rawat and Shweta Singh, in the Bulli Bai case.

The three accused - Bangalore student Vishal Jha, Uttarakhand residents Shweta Singh and Mayank Rawat - had pointed out in their petitions that they had been falsely implicated in the case as they had not committed any offence and had no criminal antecedents whatsoever. They had also claimed that they had not created any mobile applications, nor were they connected to the other accused in the case.

Advocate Shivam Deshmukh arguing for 21-year-old Vishal Jha had stated that the prosecution failed to make out a case on their allegation that the Twitter account - @khalsa - had been used to malign the image of the complainant or any other women.

Meanwhile, Advocate Sandeep Sherkhane for Rawat argued that his client did not have any criminal antecedent and did not make any app nor posted anything against any community.

The three accused had been arrested by the Cyber Cell of the Mumbai Police after an FIR was registered on January 1 against relevant Twitter handles and the developer of Bulli Bai for offences under the Indian Penal Code, 1860 and the Information Technology Act, 2000. It was based on complaints of women targeted by the app. The app was used to auction Muslim women on Twitter leading to very derogatory, abusive comments and remarks directed at them.

 

 

Continue Reading...

Tagged: bulli bai  
Disclaimer: SoOLEGAL in Media collaboration with Lawstreet Journal. SoOLEGAL take no responsbility for the content provided by Lawstreet Journal. For any discrepancies Contact Lawstreet Journal.
Did you find this write up useful? YES 0 NO 0
Featured Members view all

×

C2RMTo Know More

Something Awesome Is In The Work

0

DAYS

0

HOURS

0

MINUTES

0

SECONDS

Sign-up and we will notify you of our launch.
We’ll also give some discount for your effort :)

* We won’t use your email for spam, just to notify you of our launch.
×

SAARTHTo Know More

Launching Soon : SAARTH, your complete client, case, practise & document management SAAS application with direct client chat feature.

If you want to know more give us a Call at :+91 98109 29455 or Mail info@soolegal.com