Indian news channel hacked by Pakistani group following blasphemous remarks by BJP leaders

NEW DELHI – A group of Pakistani hackers, PK Revolutionwould have hacked the Indian news channel, Times8during their live broadcast on YouTube.

In one of the social media clips, the Pakistani flag appeared on the channel as “Respect Holy Prophet (PBUH)” tickers flashed during the live broadcast.

Pirates have replaced the live transmission of the Time8 News chain with the Pakistani flag and some other texts for a while.

Following these clips, a hashtag of “Revolution PK” began to appear on social media sites as social media users hailed the hackers for the attempt.

Meanwhile, the Indian outlet has yet to comment on the matter as the clips are making the rounds on the internet.

The hacking attempt comes days after a spokesperson for India’s ruling party made blasphemous remarks about Prophet Muhammad PBUH.

Deadly protests erupted in the neighboring country as two marchers were shot dead by Indian police.

Cops opened fire during widespread protests that erupted across the South Asian country. Masses took to the streets in several cities, including the capital New Delhi, and Ranchi as protesters called for the arrest of members belonging to Modi’s party.

Authorities also cut internet connections in several cities, including Kolkata, and imposed a curfew, while armed forces contingents fired tear gas to disperse protesters in the northern Indian state.

Several countries, including Pakistan, have demanded a public apology, summoned Indian envoys and seen calls to boycott Indian products.