Instagram riot suspect found innocent

The 17-year-old girl who was believed to be behind Decembers Instagram riot in western Sweden has been declared innocent by the Gothenburg District Court, with police set to apprehend a new suspect.’Instagram slut shaming riot was healthy’ (20 Dec 12)
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The girl who was thought to be behind the Instagram account made to name and shame teen sluts has been found innocent, with police having connected the account to another IP address.The police will now arrest a new suspect, according to the Gteborgs-Posten newspaper (GP).The situation remains unchanged, explained prosecutor Annika Boman to GP.Were still waiting on the results of the technical investigation. On the last Tuesday before Christmas, high school students assembled outside the Plusgynmasiet high school in Gothenburg in an attempt to find the owner of the anonymous Instagram account.The protests quickly turned into vandalism and saw the 27 arrests of what police called “rabble rousers”, with the chaotic scenes continuing into the next day.The 17-year-old girl has since kept a low profile, moving to a secret area with her family after receiving continued threats, yet has come out of the ordeal feeling well.Now everything is over, I feel quite fine actually. I was seriously close to depression before, the girl said in a short film uploaded to her blog, wrote GP.Now, police are working to bring in the new suspect who is not the same person who came forward to the Aftonbladet newspaper in the same week as the drama.Meanwhile, local police have been kept busy with the charges of violence and assault that occurred during the two-day riots.The Local/ogFollow The Local on Twitter

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