Deactivated after rush of messages, Cyberabad Police's helpline unblocked by WhatsApp
| Monday | 9th December, 2019
By IANSHYDERABAD: WhatsApp has now unblocked the helpline number of Cyberabad Police Commissionerate, after it was forced it to switch to an alternate number for time being, after it received a flood of messages following November 27 gang-rape and murder of a veterinarian.
Cyberabad Police Commissioner VC Sajjanar tweeted on Sunday that WhatsApp has blocked Cyberabad Police's WhatsApp number 9490617444.
"We are now using 7901114100 for receiving citizens' grievances temporarily," he added.
Cyberabad Commissionerate officials have sent a mail to WhatsApp, requesting it to activate the number.
All four accused were killed by police in an alleged 'encounter' at Chatanpally near Shadnagar town on December 6.
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