Story By: Jonathan Macias, Sub Editor: Joseph Golder, Agency: Newsflash
This is the bizarre moment the Peruvian police make several men dance to reggaeton music as a punishment for breaking the country’s coronavirus lockdown.
The video which has been widely shared on social media was reported by the national police in Peru although the city and the police station where it happened have not been reported.
The footage shows three men dancing to the reggaeton song ‘Coqueta’ by the group Plan B as a punishment after they reportedly broke the lockdown in the country.
A policeman is heard saying: “Come closer you are too far away. Make it to the dance floor!”
Two of the men are seen visibly embarrassed while a third man keeps dancing for the policemen.
A police officer is heard saying: “The man in black is lifting the spirits. He loves partying.”
Local media reported that 2,090 people were arrested in the first 15 days of lockdown in Peru after it started on 15th March.
According to the latest data from the Johns Hopkins University, 1,323 people have been infected with COVID-19 in Peru leading to 47 deaths and 394 people recovered.
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