An Argentinian TV reporter, Dominique Metzger, had a nightmarish expertise on the Qatar World Cup after she was robbed whereas doing a dwell present.
Based on Metzger, a number of gadgets from her purse have been stolen at the same time as footage of the dwell protection went viral on social media.
Nevertheless, it was the response from the police that left her shocked.
This was after Metzger knowledgeable legislation officers concerning the theft and so they promised swift motion but additionally informed her that ‘she might select the punishment herself for the alleged robber’.
“I had my small bag on me with all of the issues that one wants, my pockets, the keys to our resort room, and a few napkins. I used to be dancing with the gang and I’m satisfied that it was at that second when somebody opened the bag zipper and took my pockets,” Metzger was quoted as saying by the Mirror.
La journaliste argentine Dominique Metzger a été volée en direct alors qu’elle faisait un reportage au Qatar sur la Coupe du monde. Une partie de son argent et ses papiers ont été volés. pic.twitter.com/btfcFOnhC1
— Claire (@Langoula1Claire) November 21, 2022
“I didn’t realise at that second, you already know you’re dwell on air, with music and crowds round you, and I used to be targeted on you speaking to me too. So I wasn’t paying consideration. After I end my dwell report, I wished to take my pockets to purchase a water bottle after which I realised I didn’t have it,” Metzger mentioned, as per Day by day Mail.
Based on a report in The Telegraph, the world cup has a robust surveillance system put in with 20,000 cameras outfitted with facial recognition expertise.
This isn’t the primary occasion the place reporters have confronted issues on the Qatar World Cup. A number of days in the past, a Danish TV reporter was threatened by Qatari officers whereas reporting on dwell tv.