Jaya not on Twitter, says tweets in her name are fake

AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa Thursday said impersonators were tweeting in her name on micro-blogging site Twitter and warned of legal action against those involved.

Updated: Feb 03, 2011, 20:44 PM IST

Chennai: AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa Thursday
said impersonators were tweeting in her name on micro-blogging site Twitter and warned of legal action against those involved.
"It has been brought to my notice that tweets are
being sent out through the social networking and
micro-blogging website Twitter in my name. I would like to
clarify that I am not on Twitter," she said in a statement
here.

The tweeting was purportedly being done in her name by
an imposter or impersonator, she said.

"I am initiating criminal action through the Police
Cyber-Crime Department. Meanwhile, I request my friends,
followers, party cadres and political colleagues not to be
misled by the tweets attributed to me," she said.

PTI