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Notice issued to Twitter over Meera Chopra case

DECCAN CHRONICLE. | DC CORRESPONDENT
Published Jun 18, 2021, 10:01 am IST
Updated Jun 18, 2021, 10:01 am IST
Cybercrime officials said that cases had been registered against those who made derogatory comments on Meera Chopra on Twitter
On June 5, 2020, minister K.T. Rama Rao responded to actress Meera Chopra’s police complaint against fans of Junior NTR. (Photo: Twitter)
 On June 5, 2020, minister K.T. Rama Rao responded to actress Meera Chopra’s police complaint against fans of Junior NTR. (Photo: Twitter)

Hyderabad: The Hyderabad cybercrime police issued notice to Twitter India on Thursday in a case related to the threats made to, and abuse of actress Meera Chopra on the platform. Following a complaint from the actress, a case had been registered for the obscene content posted on Twitter.

Cybercrime officials said that cases had been registered against those who made derogatory comments on Meera Chopra on Twitter. The cases were registered under Sections 67 and 67A of the Information Technology by the Telangana police.

 

Officials said that they have once again given notices to Twitter to give details of those who put the comments against Meera Chopra on Twitter.

On June 5, 2020, minister K.T. Rama Rao responded to actress Meera Chopra’s police complaint against fans of Junior NTR, who she alleged had abused her online besides threatened her with gang rape and acid attacks.

In a response on Twitter to the actress, the minister said that he had requested the DGP and the Hyderabad city police commissioner to take stern action as per law against those responsible, based on her complaint.

 

Following this, Hyderabad police had filed an FIR in the case. Meera Chopra said she was hoping that it would be investigated thoroughly for the sake of the safety of women.

The Hyderabad cybercrime police had also ensured the removal of abusive tweets against Meera Chopra. The police has identified the Twitter accounts of those who made objectionable comments.

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Location: India, Telangana, Hyderabad




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