AFP Officer Under Investigation After Lily Allen’s Instagram Arrest Prank

If there’s one group you don’t want to annoy at a music festival, it’s the police. Unfortunately, nobody told British performer Lily Allen, who landed a few Australian Federal Police officers in hot water over a fake photo of her getting arrested went up on Instagram and Twitter.

Allen was one of the headliners at this year’s Splendour in the Grass music festival, and seemed psyched to be there.

Everyone seemed to get a little too caught up in the excitement of having Lily Allen around, however. Allen reportedly asked AFP members to handcuff her to make it look like an arrest had taken place. Turns out that’s a no-no according to internal AFP protocols, and have launched an investigation into the officers involved.

Credit: Lily Allen/Instagram

The AFP has since said that its officers were “caught up in the moment” when it came to posing for the now deleted photo with Lily Allen.

“Standard protocols were breached,” the AFP told News Limited.

Australian Federal Police? More like Australian Fun Police. #shotsfired

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