Iranian police arrest five over prank aubergine-rain video

The Guardian – Iranian police have arrested five people over a prank video that shows aubergines falling from the sky in front of a Tehran landmark, state news agency Irna said on Monday.

“A video showing eggplants raining down in the capital was published yesterday on social media, and the police immediately identified and arrested those behind it,” Irna quoted a Tehran police official as saying.

“They claimed they were conducting research in special effects when one of these clips was accidentally posted on social media,” Ali Zolghadr said.

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