New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Thursday initiated a probe into the hacking of the official Twitter account of Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi.
The cops have written to the management of the microblogging platform asking for necessary details.
"We have written to Twitter to provide us log details such as the IP address of the hackers. We have started investigating the matter," a senior police official said.
Congress' chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala had filed a complaint with the Economic Offences Wing of the Police at around 1 am, an official said.
The official Twitter account of the Congress was also hacked this morning and a string of unsavoury messages were posted.
Congress said the hacking exposed the vulnerability of cyber security and digital platforms.