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Chief: KUNA's twitter account hacking case referred to public prosecution

Chairman and Director General of (KUNA)
Chairman and Director General of (KUNA)
KUWAIT, Jan 14 (KUNA) -- State-run Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) has referred the case of its Twitter account being hacked to the public prosecution, the agency's Director General and Chairman Sheikh Mubarak Duaij Al-Sabah said on Tuesday.
Prosecutors will "thoroughly" investigate the act that aimed to tarnish KUNA's image and undermine its credibility, he said in a press release, emphasizing that the state-run news agency will continue to thrust Kuwait's accomplishments into the limelight.
On a KUNA-issued roundup over the killing of a top Iranian general, which caused an uproar, he said a higher committee was assembled to investigate the matter.
The results of the probe were forwarded to Kuwait's Information Minister Mohammad Al-Jabri, who highlighted his unbridled support for KUNA, he added. (end) aab.ja.nam