December 8, 2022


An official within the faculty administration at Dayanand Sagar School of Engineering confirmed that Vishal Kumar Jha is a second yr civil engineering pupil within the faculty.

Officers on the Dayanand Sagar School of Engineering in Bengaluru sought to distance themselves from the investigation into one in all their college students, Vishal Kumar Jha, who was arrested by the Mumbai police this week in reference to the ‘Bulli Bai’ app case.

An official within the faculty administration confirmed to TNM that Vishal Kumar Jha was a 2nd yr civil engineering pupil within the faculty in Bengaluru. Nonetheless, the official didn’t wish to encourage connections between the faculty and the investigation in opposition to Vishal. “We do not need our faculty identify dragged into this. Except it is proved, allow us to not convey sure issues into the image. We’re at present not taking any motion internally,” stated the official.

Vishal was attending lessons within the 2nd yr within the faculty from October 4. “Our interactions with him are very restricted and he was attending the third semester lessons from October 4. He was a day-scholar and had lower than minimal attendance in our information. He was quiet and had no disciplinary points in our faculty,” stated the official.

The official stated that the faculty bought to know concerning the investigation when Mumbai police turned up on January 3 searching for Vishal when he was attending lessons. “We got here to know concerning the investigation in opposition to him when the police got here to the faculty on January 3 and requested for him. We do not wish to disturb the investigation and spoil the candidate’s future,” stated the official.

In response to the official, the investigation in opposition to Vishal didn’t relate to his lecturers. “We did not have a lot correspondence with him,” stated the official.

Vishal is among the many folks at present being investigated by the Mumbai police in reference to the Bulli Bai app, which was created on January 1. The app had posted private particulars together with pictures of scores of Muslim ladies with an intention to ‘public sale’ them nearly.

The Mumbai police booked a case in opposition to the builders of the app and Twitter handles that promoted the app beneath sections 354-D (stalking of ladies), 500 (Punishment for defamation) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and different sections of the Data Know-how Act. 21-year-old Vishal was the primary arrest made within the case. Subsequently, two others Shweta Singh, 18, and Mayank Rawal, 21, have been arrested from Uttarakhand.



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