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