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Meghalaya CM files FIR over fake Twitter account in his name

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma has filed a FIR over a fake Twitter account created in his name, a police official said. Sangma lodged a formal complaint in the Sadar police station after he was

  • Published: April 24, 2017 8:00 PM IST
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Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma has filed a FIR over a fake Twitter account created in his name, a police official said. Sangma lodged a formal complaint in the Sadar police station after he was informed of the fake account, Davies Marak, district police chief of East Khasi Hills, told IANS. Also Read - How to record Twitter Spaces audio on iOS, Android, web

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“We have written to Twitter seeking details about the user who created the account,” Marak said. The police have already registered a case under various sections of the Information Technology Act and the Indian Penal Code, he added.

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  • Published Date: April 24, 2017 8:00 PM IST



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