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Blast accused got information from matrimonial sites

In a startling revelation, one of the alleged members of Indian Mujahideen (IM), has confessed to have used information and photographs posted on matrimonial websites to get themselves fake student ID cards, which could be used to procure fake driving licenses.

india Updated: Apr 10, 2009 01:28 IST

Prospective brides and grooms who avail services of online matrimonials, will now have to be more cautious as their photographs and personal details registered on such websites might be lifted by the terrorists for making fake identities.

In a startling revelation, one of the alleged members of Indian Mujahideen (IM), has confessed to have used information and photographs posted on matrimonial websites to get themselves fake student ID cards, which could be used to procure fake driving licenses.

Anik Sayyed (27), a computer professional in his confessional statement recorded by a magistrate in October 2008, has said he downloaded photos from websites like Shaadi.Com and Bharti.Com and used them on forged documents.

“I used to type matrimony in Google and open sites like Shaadi.Com and Bharti.Com and used to download photos of men registered on those sites. I used to then edit those photographs in Coreldraw and Adobe Photoshop and paste them on other documents,” Anik has said. Anik, who was arrested by Mumbai crime branch from Pune last year, has further said that he also used information from the BSNL telephone directory to forge details for procuring SIM cards.