4 Twitter handles suspended for alleged anti-India propaganda

New Delhi, PTI | Updated : 12 August 2019, 10:41 PM
Twitter (File Image)
Twitter (File Image)

Four Twitter handles were suspended for allegedly spreading anti-India propaganda on Jammu and Kashmir following a request by security agencies, officials said on Monday. Four more accounts are expected to be blocked soon for allegedly being engaged in similar activities, they said.

When contacted, a Twitter spokesperson said, “We do not comment on individual accounts for privacy and security reasons. Legal requests made to Twitter are published twice-yearly in our Twitter Transparency Report”.

The action has been taken as the Twitter accounts were allegedly spreading false and baseless propaganda against India on Jammu and Kashmir, the officials said.

First Published: Monday, August 12, 2019 10:40 PM

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