Meghalaya: Raj Bhavan files FIR against eight Twitter accounts
Raj Bhavan, Shillong, has filed an FIR against eight Twitter accounts for impersonating Meghalaya Governor Satya Pal Malik.
In a letter to the Director-General of Police (DGP), the Raj Bhavan said, “It has been found that 8 (eight) fake accounts have been created in the name of the Governor of Meghalaya, Satya Pal Malik, with the intention of cheating, fraud and to harm and malign the reputation of Governor.”
“Some of these accounts are currently active and impersonate the Governor of Meghalaya and post derogatory and offensive content that in no way reflects the views of the Governor,” the letter stated.
“I would like to point out that this is in violation of the ‘Twitter Rules’ as per their website. Further, the actions of persons indulging in such activity are violative of Section 66D of the Information Technology Act, 2000,” it added.
(Edited by Ladiangti Rani)
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