Farhan Akhtar
Farhan Akhtar

Rape, death threats cannot be allowed on Twitter: Farhan Akhtar

ANI | Updated: May 11, 2018 12:51 IST

Mumbai [India], May 11 (ANI): Filmmaker-actor Farhan Akhtar has slammed the management at Twitter and said that rape and death threats should not be allowed or go unnoticed on the micro-blogging site.
"Top management at Twitter must re-group and decide what they would like their service to be remembered for. If it is for good, then they need to get smarter in its regulation. Rape and death threats cannot be allowed or go unpunished. Twitter," Farhan tweeted.

His tweet comes after actress Richa Chadha opened up about the constant death and rape threats she received for her opinion on Hindutva.
"Hey tweeps! Don't care about the targeted abuse because there's a lot of unemployment in the country, if someone needs to work for Rs 10 per tweet, I don't judge them. But RAPE AND MURDER threats? Come on @TwitterIndia @Twitter," Richa tweeted earlier this week.
When Richa attempted to report the death and rape threat issued by the Twitter users, the social networking service responded saying, "No violation within context". (ANI)