According to reports, Bindra's twitter account was hacked and a couple of tweets were sent out from the handle.
Abhinav Bindra is latest celebrity to be a victim of cyber hacking.
The former India shooter and Beijing Olympics gold medallist's official Twitter account was hacked late Monday evening, according to media reports.
The account was hacked and a couple of tweets were sent out from the handle. One of the tweets said, “Operation in Afrin, I support Turkey.”
Several users were quick to notice that the account was hacked.
Now Abhinav Bindra's turn!— Bees%Kamina (@Senthil_Blr) February 12, 2018
@gauravkapur bhaiji.. inform Abhinav Bindra that his account is hacked by Turkey cyber army.— Bheeshma Negi (@bnnegi) February 12, 2018
The account was then temporarily suspended as a security measure. However, the account was active again on Tuesday.
Bindra has not tweeted or talked about the incident.
Many Indian high-profile twitter accounts have been hacked this month. The twitter accounts of Anupam Kher, Abhishek Bachchan, Swapan Dasgupta, Ram Madhav, Kiran Bedi and Pritish Nandy were targetted by hackers.
A group called “Turkish Cyber Army” has taken responcibilty for this.
Indian Badminton star PV Sindhu has also suffered due to cyber hacking after Japanese sports manufacturer Yonex's Instagram account was hacked.
On Saturday, a post was uploaded on Yonex's account saying, 'the company had parted ways with India’s star badminton player PV Sindhu as she belongs to a “poor country like India”.'
The company later issued a clarification and an apology to PV Sindu.