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Man arrested for uploading pornography on billboard in Port Harcourt

A man (name not disclosed) has been arrested by the Rivers state police command for unlawfully accessing a billboard that belonged to E-motion Advertising and uploading a pornography film.

NewsWireNGR gathered that the LED billboard, situated around Garrison area, in place of adverts was streaming pornography image until it was shut off when pedestrians lodged complaints.

Reacting to the development, the operator of the billboard, E-motion Advertising, in a statement said; “It has come to our attention that an unauthorized break-in happened at one of our sites in Rivers State, where an individual (name withheld) gained unlawful access to our site and local server.

“The individual then caused an obscene material to be uploaded to an external display device.

“Our remote monitoring team was immediately alerted to this incident and the LED board was turned off. The culprit has since been apprehended by the police and taken into custody for questioning.”

“As a socially responsible company, we are working with law enforcement agencies to ensure that the law takes its full course in prosecuting this heinous and distasteful act that goes against all manner of public decorum.”

“Finally and most importantly, we apologize for this distasteful incident and assure the public that we are currently putting additional measures in place across our sites to prevent a reoccurrence.”

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