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Delhi Police initiates probe into Rahul Gandhi’s Twitter handle hack

india Updated: Dec 01, 2016 14:53 IST

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s Twitter account was hacked twice within a span of 24 hours and a slew of offensive messages were posted.(HT Photo)

Delhi Police has initiated a probe into the hacking of Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi’s Twitter account and has written to the management of the social media site seeking necessary details.

“We have written to Twitter to provide us log details such as the IP address of the hackers. We have started investigating the matter,” a senior police official said.

Congress’ chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala had filed a complaint with the Economic Offences Wing of the Police around 1 AM , an official said.

The official Twitter account of the Congress was also hacked this morning and a string of unsavoury messages were posted.

First Published: Dec 01, 2016 14:50 IST