Sudanese female singer charged with 'indecent' clothing

MENA

Published: 2018-10-21 17:38

Last Updated: 2018-10-21 18:04


Image circulating on social media sparks controversy about singer's trousers
Image circulating on social media sparks controversy about singer's trousers
Roya News Source

Sudanese police arrested the singer, Mona Magdy Salim, under article 152 of the Sudanese Penal Code of 1999, for wearing indecent clothes, media reported on Saturday, October 20, 2018.

According to Baj news site, Police arrested Mona Salim last Thursday, before releasing her on bail. The court hearing was expected to be on Sunday, but the case was postponed indefinitely.

Images circulated on social networking sites last week of Mona Salim singing at an event in a mall in the capital Khartoum, wearing trousers that sparked controversy on social sites, between supporters and opponents.