Niraj Bishnoi, alleged to be the creator of the Bulli Bai app that posted footage of Muslim ladies, together with many distinguished personalities, “for public sale”, is an clever scholar who’s loner and retains himself glued to his laptop computer, his father Dasrath Bishnoi mentioned on Friday.
The senior Bishnoi mentioned that after getting the free laptop computer from the Assam authorities below a scheme to encourage college students who rating excessive marks of their class 10 examination, his 21-year-old son grew to become hooked on the machine and virtually locked himself inside his room for the reason that first lockdown in March 2020.
“What he does, we have no idea in any respect. Niraj used to maintain to himself since his childhood days. He hardly has any mates,” Mr Bishnoi, who owns a industrial pickup van, instructed information company PTI.
He recounted that when Niraj was a scholar at Nkem Science Academy, the place he studied in courses 11 and 12, the principal had a number of instances seized his laptop computer.
“I needed to go to the Academy many instances to get the laptop computer again. I do not know what he used to do with it,” mentioned Mr Bishnoi.
Pleading innocence, the anxious father mentioned, “We have no idea something about who’s behind it (the app). We discovered him all the time busy with the laptop computer. We’re praying to God that he returns dwelling quickly as he has to sit down for his second semester examination subsequent month”.
Niraj is at current a second yr scholar of pc science in VIT, Bhopal. He was educated in a Christian missionary faculty and secured 86 per cent in his class 10 board exams and 82 per cent within the greater secondary (class 12) examination, earlier than qualifying for BE in pc science and happening for additional research on the Bhopal institute.
He was arrested within the early morning hours of Thursday morning from Jorhat by Delhi police in affiliation with their Assam counterparts.
Requested about Niraj’s arrest, his father mentioned three Delhi police personnel together with their counterparts from Assam Police had reached their dwelling at Digambar chowk in Rajamaidan space in Jorhat district at round 11 pm on January 5 and interrogated them.
“He was taken away early subsequent morning,” he mentioned.
Niraj is the fourth particular person to be arrested within the Bulli Bai case.
He has two siblings – sisters who’re elder to him. One has handed MSc in Arithmetic from Jorhat Institute of Science and Expertise, whereas the opposite one is a legislation scholar at Noida. His mom runs a authorities honest value store in Jorhat.
A senior Madhya Pradesh police official mentioned on Thursday that Niraj is a second yr engineering scholar and is thought to be a brilliant scholar. However he had by no means attended in particular person courses at his engineering faculty.
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