Dairy Worker Arrested By Cops After Bathing In Milk For Viral Video
A dairy worker has been arrested for bathing in a tub filled with milk.
The bizarre incident took place at a dairy centre in Turkey and was filmed, with the footage being shared on social media.
Following the arrest of the person involved, identified as Ugur Turgut, and the individual who filmed it, the dairy had to be closed.
In the footage, the man can be seen sploshing around in a milk bath in a processing room while using a jug to wash his hair.
Since it was posted on TikTok, the Konya public
prosecutor's office confirmed that it had opened an investigation into
The local authorities also fined the milk centre and two workers after carrying out a police probe.
During the investigation into the stunt, officers are said to have seized equipment from the dairy centre, which was temporarily closed after it was deemed to have posed a risk to human safety.
Speaking about he incident, the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry said: "Our teams were informed about the company in question based on the images showing an alleged disregard for public health and food safety at a dairy facility in Konya."
The investigation is ongoing.
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Benjamin Best was out shopping for his grandparents three weeks into the spring lockdown when he carried out the act at a Lidl store in Bridport, Dorset.
In the clip, the 20-year-old can be seen wearing a mask and gloves, placing his two fingers in his mouth before wiping them on a set of napkins.
The footage was uploaded to Snapchat where it was viewed by 60 people, one of whom reported it to the police.
Best was then arrested on suspicion of contaminating or interfering with goods with intent.
Speaking during a hearing Weymouth Magistrates' Court, Charles Nightingale, prosecuting, said the offence took place on 3 April when strict hygiene measures were in place.
He said: "He was wearing a mask and gloves and licked two fingers in his mouth and then preceded to swipe those fingers across paper napkins on the shelf.
"He filmed himself doing it. He uploaded the small recording to Snapchat and it was seen by 60 people. It came to the attention of the police and the recording was seized.
"He thought it was a joke. He thought his friends would find it funny. But it wasn't. Some people who saw it reported it to the police."
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