A video went viral over the weekend in which a man was seen sexually harassing an abaya-clad woman in public. The incident took place in Taif and had shocked many.
The man has now been nabbed by the authorities.
— bndrt95 (@bndrt95) September 25, 2021
The perpetrator was identified as a local who’s in his 20s by the Ministry of Interior.
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— So? (@_soamii) September 25, 2021
The Ministry stated that a person who commits such a felony faces a maximum sentence of two years in prison and a fine of 100,000 riyals. Repeat offenders have an increased jail term of five years and a fine of 300,000 riyals.