A video of the
model, identified by local media as 23-year-old Viktoria
Odintcova, went viral after she posted it on her Instagram
account earlier in the week.
It shows her stepping off a girder at the top of Dubai's
73-storey Cayan Tower and dangling in the void, held only by a
man gripping her hand.
Major-General Khalil Ibrahim al-Mansouri, an assistant to the
chief of police in Dubai, was quoted by the Arabic-language
al-Ittihad newspaper as saying that Odintcova "had been summoned
to sign an undertaking not to repeat any dangerous moves that
could endanger her life in Dubai."
"What the young Russian woman had done represents a danger to
her life," the newspaper quoted Mansouri as saying.
He said it was important for residents in the Gulf Arab city to
avoid practicing dangerous hobbies without taking necessary
precautions or obtaining prior permission from authorities, the
The video registered more than half a million viewings after it
was posted on Odintcova's Instagram account.
(Reporting by Sami Aboudi; Editing by Adrian Croft)
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