Judiciary unhappy with parody Zondo account

Appearing Chief Justice and State Seize Fee Chair Raymond Zondo is a person who selects his phrases fastidiously. When he does so, it’s often inside the confines of the courtroom room and definitely not inside the parameters of a 140-character Twitter publish, as his workplace has identified on Saturday. 

Zondo’s workplace launched an announcement to the press on Saturday wherein they insist {that a} rogue Twitter account parading itself as belonging to to the State Seize Chair is pretend, and by no means displays the views of one of many nation’s most senior Judges

‘Parody’ Raymond Zondo account found 

Within the assertion, the Workplace of the Chief Justice Zondo mentioned that they felt it essential to warn members of the general public and social media community customers of a “parody Twitter account purporting to be that of Appearing Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, utilizing the deal with @BraZondo @ZondoCommission”. 

“The Appearing Chief Justice doesn’t have a Twitter account nor has an account been created for him by the Workplace of the Chief Justice,” they clarified. 

“The views expressed on the parody Twitter account don’t symbolize these of Appearing Chief Justice Zondo nor that of the South African Judiciary.”

Judiciary warns public to be vigilant of faux accounts  

The account in query at the moment boasts 10.3 thousand followers, and presents itself with an image of Zondo on the State Seize Fee. It broadcasts the daring bio, which reads “fixing the nation”.

It seems that the administrator of the account is much extra excited about sport than efforts to root out corruption in South Africa, with tweets like this the final benchmark of the account’s providing:

Zondo’s workplace mentioned within the assertion on Saturday that the general public ought to at all times examine that they aren’t being duped by comparable bogus accounts. 

“Members of the general public and media are requested to contact the Workplace of the Chief Justice to confirm the authenticity of any social media account that purports to be that of a Choose earlier than attributing any assertion made on the account to a Choose,” they mentioned. 

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