Few years back , an employee of a Gurgaon based ACEM TELEPOWER LTD stole source code and started working for another company.
ACME files fir against the employee and his prospective customer. Result was that employee was arrested and put into jail.
While software piracy and stealing of software is not rare - filing of FIR and police action is rare.
This case was filed under sections 379(theft), 408(breach of trust), 420 (Cheating) and 109 (Abetment) of Indian Penal Code as well as some sections of the Information Technology Act 2000.
Good job ACME and POLICE.
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