27 social media activists have identified by the Federal investigation agency (FIA) belonging to different parts of country and abroad as well.
On 14 May, 2017 Interior Minister Ch Nisar directed the FIA authorities to take strict action against the people who maligning Pakistan and posting derogatory content on social media about religious personalities.
Earlier Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif also said that this malicious campaign against state institution and religion is unpardonable.
Out of 27 people indentified by the FI A seven were interviewed by officials about their motives of this campaign and they also seized their electronic devices.
Interior ministry has decided to take action against these social media activists. Crackdown has started in this regard.