'PigSpotter' Tweeter Angers South African Police

He tweets locations of radar traps, traffic stops
'PigSpotter' Tweeter Angers South African Police
South African traffic police officers direct traffic around Ellis Park in Johannesburg in June.   (AP)

Police in South Africa are searching for the person behind the user name PigSpotter, a Twitter feed that alerts drivers to speed traps and roadblocks on the streets of Johannesburg. PigSpotter, who has attracted nearly 14,000 followers since June, tweets frequent warnings using terms such as "pigs" and "pork rash" to describe the police.

"He is not just insulting the metro police. He is insulting all officers in uniform. These are people who have got families, and he is using that vulgar language," says a police spokesperson. Police are looking to charge PigSpotter with "defamation and defeating the ends of justice" reports AFP. Read the full article via Yahoo. For all things Twitter, click here.
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