GUWAHATI, April 1 - Organisers of the Namami Brahmaputra Festival today filed a case at the Panbazar Police Station against an alleged fake Twitter handle which was reportedly posting derogatory comments. Magistrate Chinmoy Phukan, one of the members of the festival�s organising committee, lodged the FIR.
�Apparently, someone was using the same name and logo of the festival and posting malicious remarks about the festival,� he told The Assam Tribune. Panbazar police have registered a case (177/17) under Section 66 (B) of the IT Act.
DCP (Central) Ranjan Bhuyan said steps are being taken to close down the account. �We are also writing to Twitter seeking the details of the operator. Action will be taken once the persons involved are identified,� Bhuyan said.