New Delhi: The Union Home Ministry has directed Mumbai Police to register a case against the person who threatened to harm Congress spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi’s daughter through a vicious message on his Twitter handle, a ministry official said on Tuesday.
The ministry also asked microblogging site Twitter to furnish details of the account user @GirishK1605 who on a late Sunday message threatened the Congress leader.
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On the issue of threats received via Twitter by Congress party spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi, Union Ministry of Home Affairs has asked Mumbai Police to register a case, identify the person and take legal action. The ministry has also asked Twitter to furnish details of the account, the official said.
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In a tweet which was brought down later following an outrage, user @GirishK1605 had threatened to harm Chaturvedi’s minor daughter.