NEW DELHI: Delhi police have identified 46 Pakistan-based Twitter addresses involved in the distribution of a fake video attempting to show that a cabinet meeting is discussing an issue “against the Sikh.” -Community “, said the police.
According to Delhi Police, some users shared a fake or altered video on Twitter. In reality, the said video was from the Cabinet Committee meeting held on December 9, 2021 after the death of CDS General Bipin Rawat.
“With the evil intention of promoting enmity and instigating community disharmony, the video was morphed and a new voice-over was shown in which the alleged people tried to show that this meeting was directed against the Sikh community,” says in the official statement.
“During the first request, mainly two Twitter accounts were identified that had started to distribute this video. It later became apparent that there are different accounts (46) who tweeted the same video with the same content and the same hashtag,” said says.
“All accounts were created between October 2021 and December 2021. Technical analysis showed that these accounts were operated through a single browser from Pakistan, ”she added.
The case was registered by the Delhi Police Special Cell Police Station under Section 153A of India’s Criminal Code, as the promotion of disharmony / enmity between different groups for religious reasons is detrimental to maintaining harmony and can disrupt public calm.
The Cyber Crime Unit and Intelligence Fusion and Strategic Operations Unit of the Delhi Police Special Cell are currently investigating the matter.