Srinagar: In a major embarrassment to the Jammu and Kashmir Raj Bhawan on Tuesday, the official Twitter handle of Governor Satya Pal Malik was hacked showing him as a follower of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan.

“Guv’s Twitter handle was hacked by mischievous elements&he was shown as a follower of Pak PM Imran Khan’s Twitter handle. Necessary corrections were made&Imran Khan’s handle was unfollowed. Matter reported to J&K Police to take necessary action&find out miscreants,” J&K Raj Bhawan said.

Officials said corrective action was immediately taken and a complaint was lodged with the state police against the hackers who played the mischief.

Officials at the state Raj Bhawan were embarrassed on Tuesday morning when the Governor’s official twitter handle was hacked showing the governor among the followers of the Pakistan Prime Minister.