In one of India’s biggest data leaks ever, details of millions of Reliance Jio users have been compromised and have been posted online on a website
The Maharashtra Police today detained a 35-year-old computer science dropout from Rajasthan for his alleged involvement in a leak of customer data from India’s newest telecoms entrant – Reliance Jio.
“One person has been detained. Further evidence collection and interrogation is in process,” Maharashtra Cyber Police’s Superintendent Balsingh Rajput told PTI.
The accused has been identified by his nickname ‘Imran Cimpa’ and was picked up from Churu district in Rajasthan, he said, adding the suspect is a Bachelor of Computer Science dropout.
An analysis by the Maharashtra Cyber Police headed by Inspector General of Police Brijesh Singh led investigators to zero-in on the location from where the data breach had happened, he said.
Help was sought from the local police in Churu and the suspect was detained within 24 hours of the start of…
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