Sunday, March 10, 2013

Vivek Ponnulliyil @ Vicky : Document Fabrication Case

Vivek Ponnulliyil @ Vicky : Document Fabrication Case

On 2-3-2013 one Vivek Ponnulliyil @ Vicky s/o. Late M. Achuthankutty R/o. Villa No. 28, Andal Homes, besides GK Habitat Royale, Yapral, Balaji nagar Road, Secunderabad approached Inspector of Police, Task Force, North Zone team, Hyderabad City stating that he has developed a program which can track e-mail chats via computer based bot nets installed on remote computers.   The e-mails are checked every day through bot nets which does screen captures when the browser is open.   The data is captured based on certain key combinations and aspects of the user behavior learned over time and also gave a printed quarter page write up about what his program was capable of doing mentioning attack vector, ip address, mail ID validity and regular greeting messages. 

            On 5-3-2013 he came along with a paper on which e-mail IDs of (7) sources and extracts of e-mail containing 10 gists of communications was shown to the Inspector of Police, Task Force and he also showed some print out, e-mail drafts, photographs, IP address details etc. making him to believe that this information is true. The communication’s hinted of likelihood of another terrorist attack in Hyderabad in near future. 

            As the matter was of grave in nature, the Inspector of Police, Task force informed about the inputs to his superior officers.  The said information was cross checked and verified by other agencies and found to be concocted and false.   It seems that he has himself fabricated these documents to mislead the Police. 

            Accordingly on the aforesaid complaint, a case has been registered at Cyber Crime Police station vide Crime No. 11/2013 u/s 43 r/w 66 of I.T.Act  and the accused has been arrested and is being remanded to judicial custody. 

Commissioner of Police,
Hyderabad City.