Guwahati: A case has been registered under the IT Act against alleged Pakistani miscreants who tried to hack the Facebook account of CM Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday.

Sharing a screenshot of the hacking bid notification on X, Sarma wrote that “Initial information suggests that the hacker is operating from Pakistan”.

ADG, CID (Assam Police), MP Gupta said, “A case has been registered at the CID police station under Sections 66, 66C and 84C of the IT Act.” He added that a case has also been registered on charges of promoting enmity on the basis of religion, fraud and defamation in connection with the distorted video circulated on social media.

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