Woman in Uttarakhand, engg student held in hate app case
The Indian Express Delhi|January 05, 2022
Account named Khalsa Supremacist' to mislead: Police
SAGAR RAJPUT, JAYPRAKASH S NAIDU, AVANEESH MISHRA & KIRAN PARASHAR NII

A WOMAN, who is suspected to be the main accused behind the app which hosted doctored photographs and objectionable comments targeting Muslim women, was arrested in Uttarakhand on Tuesday.

Police said the woman is "over 18 years old". Confirming the arrest, Uttarakhand DGP Ashok Kumar told The Indian Express: "As per our information the woman, identified as Shweta Singh, hails from Bulandshahr district in Uttar Pradesh and belongs to an economically weaker family. While we cannot say much about her exact involve ment in the case, she allegedly created some fake IDs to commit the crime."

The woman was arrested from Udham Singh Nagar in Uttarakhand after the arrival of a Mumbai Police team. "The Uttarakhand Police only provided assistance to the Mumbai Police team by sending one of our woman constables to arrest the accused. The Mumbai team sought assistance to arrest her, which we provided. The team then produced her before a local court for a transit remand, to take her to Mumbai for interrogation," said the DGP.

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