Newly-appointed Civil Aviation minister Jyotiraditya Scindia's Facebook account was hacked late on Wednesday night. According to reports, the BJP leader's official Facebook account was hacked at midnight on July 7.
The hacker posted old videos of Scindia when he was in the Congress party. In the videos, he can be seen attacking the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Meanwhile, the Facebook account has been recovered and the videos have been taken down. An FIR has also been registered with the Gwalior Police against unknown persons under sections of the IT Act.
Jyotiraditya Scindia takes charge of ministry of civil aviation:
Jyotiraditya Scindia, who was appointed as the union civil aviation minister replacing Hardeep Singh Puri in a cabinet reshuffle carried out by the Narendra Modi-led government, on Thursday took charge of the ministry that was once headed by his father late Madhavrao Scindia.
"I thank Prime Minister Sh @narendramodi ji, @JPNadda ji & the party leadership for entrusting me with the responsibility to serve as civil aviation minister," Jyotiraditya Scindia tweeted.
Before taking over the Civil Aviation Ministry, he arrived at the BJP office and said he will try to carry out the responsibility to the best of his ability. "I hope to meet all expectations. I will work hard, just like I worked for the people in last 15-20 years," he said.