About the accused
The 26-year-old accused, Aumkareshwar Thakur, is from Madhya Pradesh and had created the Suli App last year, which listed women for ‘auction’ with photographs sourced without permission and doctored. Thakur developed the code for the ‘Sulli Deals’ on GitHub and shared the app on Twitter.
Thakur was arrested by the Intelligence Fusion and Strategic Operations (IFSO) of Delhi Police in Madhya Pradesh’s Indore.
KPS Malhotra, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Intelligence Fusion and Strategic Operations Unit, Delhi Police Special Cell said, “Om Thakur has been arrested from Indore. He is the main mastermind behind the Sulli deal app case.”
According to sources, Thakur did his BCA from IPS Academy in Indore and is a resident of Newyork City Township.