Saudi arrested for speaking to a woman during lunch break

Lifestyle

Published: 2017-11-17 16:23

Last Updated: 2017-11-17 16:23


(Screenshot from Kingdom News)
(Screenshot from Kingdom News)
Roya News Source

Mecca police department arrested a restaurant employee on Thursday for talking to a woman behind a fast food restaurant, according to a local news site.

The man was caught on tape speaking with the woman earlier this week.

A footage of the incident went viral on social media, sparking outrage among users.

An official spokesman for Mecca’s police department said: “After a thorough investigation into the matter, officers identified the place where the incident happened. It is a fast food restaurant located behind a school.”

"The woman seen in the video is a student at the school and approached the man during the lunch break, going against our norms and values. After police officers identified the man, he was arrested, investigated and punished according to our rules and regulations," he added.