The twitter handle is @RSS_FORINDIA was trying to imitate a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). The Twitter handle was used to campaign in support of the Organised Group A Service (OGAS) for the CAPF.
The office-bearers of RSS’s Tamil Nadu unit has filed a complaint against the handle based on which the case was registered. The RSS State Associate Spokesperson filed a complaint stating that a rogue twitter handle campaign under the guise of posting a slanderous false report of sub judice issues within the central government’s internal controlled CAPF( Central Armed Police Force), appearing to be in collusion with other proxies of CAPF officers in a a larger conspiracy attempting to incite disaffection and mutiny in the disciplined forces. The press release issued in this regard also clarified that an external actor’s involvement in such a conspiracy cannot be ruled out and the case is being investigated in all seriousness with adequate details from Twitter being sought to identify the culprits and bring them to justice.
The case was registered on under Section of 66 (c) of the IT Act which provides that whoever, fraudulently or dishonestly makes use of the electronic signature, password or any other unique identification feature of any other person shall be punished and Section 505 (II) of the Indian Penal Code, which deals with statements creating or promoting enmity, or hatred.