Dubai police summons Russian model, for dangling on 73 rd floor for dangerous selfie

February 20, 2017 | By | Reply More

Dubai police to issue arrest warrant to Victoria Odintcova, Russian model for taking riskiest selfie dangling on 73rd floor of Dubai’s landmark Cayan tower.

dubai policeDubai police said we have summoned Victoria Russian model who posed for a video while dangling from a skyscraper to sign a pledge not to put her life in danger again, a local newspaper reported on Saturday.

A video was posted on her Instagram, model identified by local media as 23-year-old Viktoria Odintcova, went viral after she posted it on her Instagram account earlier in the week.

While taking a pose it shows her stepping off a girder at the top of Dubai’s 73-storey Cayan Tower and dangling in the void, held only by a man gripping her hand.

Dubai police statement came after Major-General Khalil Ibrahim al-Mansouri, an assistant to the chief of police in Dubai, according to the Arabic-language al-Ittihad newspaper as saying that young Russian model had been summoned to sign an undertaking not to repeat any dangerous moves that could endanger her life in Dubai.”

“The high-risk video shoot taken by young Russian woman had done represents a danger to her life,” the newspaper quoted Mansouri as saying.

He said it was important for residents in the Gulf Arab city to avoid practising dangerous hobbies without taking necessary precautions or obtaining prior permission from authorities, the newspaper said.

The video was circulated on social media and registered more than half a million viewings after it was posted on Odintcova’s Instagram account.

Press journalist for HRO media – Ignacio Damigo reports.

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