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Is Pakistan's ISI handling Hafiz Saeed's Twitter account?

Rajnath Singh last week had claimed that the event organised in JNU against the hanging of Afzal Guru had received "support" from Hafiz Saeed.

Updated: Feb 18, 2016, 15:01 PM IST
Is Pakistan's ISI handling Hafiz Saeed's Twitter account?

New Delhi: Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief and 2008 Mumbai terror attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed's Twitter account is allegedly being handled by Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), a report said on Thursday.

According to Zee Media report, intelligence officials believe that the US-designated terrorist's Twitter account is being operated by ISI officials.

Recently, a Twitter account '@HafizSaeedLive' had raked up the Kashmir issue and JNU row and accused the Indian government of fooling its won people. “Alleging me for #JNU protest based on a Fake account in my name is a prime example of how Indian government fools its own people,” one of the tweet read.

The Indian government is expected to soon request YouTube, Facebook and Twitter to block such accounts, intelligence sources said.

The cyber cell of the security establishment is doing its best to counter such anti-India propaganda through social networking websites.

Home Minister Rajnath Singh last week claimed that the event organised in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus against the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru had received "support" from Pakistan-based terror outfit LeT founder Hafiz Saeed, sparking a political storm.