Published On: Wed, Nov 30th, 2016

Rahul Gandhi’s Twitter handle hacked; expletives, abuses posted

New Delhi: Congress Vice -resident Rahul Gandhi’s official twitter account was hacked on Wednesday, and expletives and abuses were posted on the handle. The abusive tweets were later deleted.

The hackers also removed Rahul's profile picture and changed the title of the account

The hackers also removed Rahul’s profile picture and changed the title of the account

However, a series of abusive tweets were sent out from the handle to its 1.21 million followers earlier.

One of the illegal posts had abusive language like “My family is a bunch of corrupt….(expletives) retarded… (expletives)”.

The hackers also removed Rahul’s profile picture and changed the title of the account from @OfficeOfRG to an abusive one.

Confirming the report, Congress party media coordinator said that Rahul Gandhi’s Twitter handle has been hacked. He said that the a  complaint with the Cyber Cell of city police would be filed.

Congress Communication Department incharge Randeep Singh Surjewla tweeted: “Such unscrupulous, unethical and roguish conduct of venal trolls to hack @OfficeOfRG reflects disturbing insecurities of prevalent fascist culture.”

“Pre-meditated hacking of @OfficeOfRG smacks of a sinister conspiracy to abuse and intimidate. It strengthens our resolve to fight for the nation,” he tweeted.

Surjewala tweeted: “Hacking of@OfficeofRG proves lack of digital safety around each one of us. Every digital info can be accessed, altered, morphed and modified.”

 

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