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K'taka minister's Twitter handle hacked

IANS | September 21, 2021 08:15 PM

BENGALURU: Miscreants on Tuesday hacked the Twitter handle of Karnataka Minister for Large and Medium Industries, Murugesh R. Nirani."My Twitter handle @NiraniMurugesh has been hacked from an unknown foreign location today. We do not know the exact origin and identity of the culprit, " Nirani said.

"I urge everyone not to fall prey to any fraudulent messages posted by hackers and ignore any derogatory and unparliamentary messages on my account, " he said.

"We have lodged a complaint with Twitter and will soon lodge a complaint with the cyber cell in Bengaluru as well, " he stated.

Recently, miscreants had created a fake account of Nirani on Facebook and demanded money from his friends and followers. The minister had then appealed to the people to ignore the requests from the fake account.

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