Jio hacker arrested from Rajasthan; will face charges in Mumbai

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Just yesterday, Maharashtra cyber police detained a man who was suspected to be involved in the recent Jio data user leak. The accused has been identified by his nickname ‘Imran Chippa’ and was arrested from Churu district in Rajasthan.

According to PTI, the suspect is a 35-year old computer science dropout living in Sujangarh town of Rajasthan. He claimed to make the website Magicapk and provided Jio user data through his website. Mumbai Police had reached Churu after tracking the IP address and took Chhipa into custody last night.

The accused’s computer, mobile and storage devices were seized and he will be brought to Mumbai later on transit remand, Inspector General of Police Brijesh Singh, Maharashtra cyber police, said. Currently, a team of Navi Mumbai police and Maharashtra cyber police, along with officials from Reliance Jio, are conducting searches in Rajasthan. FoneArena first reported about the massive data leak of over 120 million users of Reliance Jio users on Sunday.


Author: Sneha Bokil

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