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Friday Jan 21 2022
By
Web Desk

Punjab Police's official Twitter account hacked

By
Web Desk
The hacked account of Punjab Police. Photo: Twitter
The hacked account of Punjab Police. Photo: Twitter

  • The "@DDPROfficial" account has nearly a million followers.
  • Police asks users to follow "@PunjabPoliceCPO" for updates.
  • Hacker posts hundreds of tweets in a matter of hours.


The official Twitter account of the Punjab Police was hacked recently, a spokesperson for the force confirmed on the micro-blogging platform on Friday.

The hacker posted hundreds of tweets in a matter of hours and changed the user name to "Pʋmp". 

The account has nearly a million followers.

The spokesperson, on another account, said: "Punjab Police's official Twitter account @DDPROfficial has been hacked."

The spokesperson asked social media users to follow the new account "@PunjabPoliceCPO" for future updates till the old handle was restored.