Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s personal Twitter account was hacked, his office said.
The account using the handle @narendramodi has since been restored after the brief incident, it added.
“The matter was escalated to Twitter and the account has been immediately secured,” the Prime Minister’s office said in a tweet early Sunday. “In the brief period that the account was compromised, any Tweet shared must be ignored.”
During the time the account was compromised, a tweet was sent falsely saying that India had officially adopted Bitcoin as the legal tender, and that the country has bought the digital currency w