Cops: Viral video of shooting from Ecuador not Miri, hunt on for those spreading it
2 months ago
Screenshot shows the shooting that actually occurred in Ecuador.
MIRI (Feb 9): Police are on the hunt for individuals believed to be involved in spreading a video of a shooting, which is being misrepresented as occurring at a restaurant here recently.
Miri police chief ACP Alexson Naga Chabu said the video, which has gone viral on WhatsApp, was causing fear among the people.
“The same video also went viral in January 2020 and was claimed to have happened in Padawan District. The Padawan district police chief at the time issued a press statement regarding the incident and informed that the incident happened in Ecuador,” Alexson said in a statement today.
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