Someone impersonating me on Twitter, says Jayalalithaa

AIADMK general secretary J. Jayalalithaa has said that someone was posting messages on micro-blogging site Twitter using her name.

Updated: Feb 03, 2011, 15:45 PM IST

Chennai: AIADMK general secretary J. Jayalalithaa on Thursday said someone was posting messages on micro-blogging site Twitter using her name.

In a statement in Chennai, Jayalalithaa said: "It has been brought to my notice that `tweets` are being sent out through the social networking and micro-blogging website Twitter.com in my name."

"I would like to clarify that I am not on Twitter and as such the tweeting purportedly done in my name is by an imposter or impersonator."

"I am initiating criminal action through the police cyber-crime department," she added.

She also requested her friends, followers, party cadres and colleagues not to be misled by the tweets attributed to her.

IANS