‘Chapa tu choro’ or ‘catch your thief’ is a growing vigilante movement spreading through social media outlets like Facebook in Peru.
Hundreds of new pages have opened up encouraging residents to take justice into their own hands.
CCTV’s Dan Collyns filed this report in Lima, Peru.
Peru residents use social media to take justice into their own hands'Chapa tu choro' or 'catch your thief' is a growing vigilante movement spreading through social media outlets like Facebook in Peru.
- One opinion poll by El Comercio-Ipsos says 60 percent are in favor of the initiative that promotes catching and beating suspected criminals.
- New Facebook pages continue to encourage ever more violent responses to crime, with sometimes deadly consequences.