The Saudi authorities have arrested a Saudi citizen in his third decade of life, who boasted of his harassment of a child by filming a documenting video. His crime and spreading it on social networking sites.
The assistant media spokesman for the Eastern Region Police, Captain Muhammad Al-Durahem, stated about the incident.
Referring to the two videos circulating, he said, of a person bragging about his harassment of a child and possession of intoxicants. In addition to documenting that and publishing it via one of the. Social media platforms are what constitutes a crime according to the systems of combating the crime of harassment and combating information crimes, and it has been found and arrested.
– Fight. (@aamdgh) February 7, 2021
According to the Saudi News Agency, the security authorities were able to identify the criminal and arrest him.
It turned out that he was a person in his third decade of life, and he was arrested in preparation for his presentation to the court and the completion of the legal procedures against him.
Social networking sites in the Kingdom witnessed great interaction with the issue.
Yousef Al-Khafji Mutharrass
Where the tweeters expressed their anger at this “impudence” that this young man practiced by publicly publishing his harassment of the child
The tweeters launched a tag entitled “Youssef_ Harassment_ Al Khafji,” during which they tweeted angry tweets and demanded that the harsh penalty be inflicted on the harasser.
– A. Alduheilan (@AbdullahAlduhei) February 7, 2021
God whites a face from caught by this criminal.
– نَاليّ⚚ (@ cl2ou) February 7, 2021
Others considered that the man should be covered up and punished, but not exposed.
In this, one of the tweeters said: “God ordered us to cover up. Perhaps he would be a social victim that caused him an imbalance in his willful behavior, and that God would not guide him and fix him.”
God commanded us to cover up
Perhaps he was a social victim who caused him an imbalance in his voluntary behavior
He does not agree with that
May God guide him and fix him
– ((National citizen)) Atallah bin Ramadan Al-Jumaili 0559535559 (@ ZeNnjDf4idUEwx3) February 7, 2021
Child molested in Mecca
This incident comes days after a similar incident, where the Saudi authorities arrested the perpetrator of the sexual harassment of a minor child. Which occurred in the Makkah region in the west of the country. A video clip of her was circulated.
The ministry said in a statement issued last week, via Twitter, that the identity of the perpetrator of the incident had been identified, arrested, and that measures had begun. Legal against him.
And she continued: “It became clear that he is a citizen in his third decade of life, and upon hearing his statements he acknowledged what was attributed to him and the initial inference procedures are being completed. In preparation for referral to the Public Prosecution.
And social networking sites in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia were filled with a video that sparked a wave of controversy.
Where the clip documents a young man’s harassment of a child and talks to him in shameless terms, which triggered a wave of anger against him.
Anti-harassment law in Saudi Arabia
According to Article Six of the Kingdom’s Law on Combating the Crime of Harassment, it states “a prison sentence for a period not exceeding two years.
And a fine not exceeding one hundred thousand riyals, or one of these two penalties.
Also, according to Saudi law, “The punishment is increased to imprisonment for a period not exceeding 5 years and a fine not exceeding 300,000 riyals or one of them. These two penalties are in the case of recidivism.
Or if the crime is associated with any of the things that come with the victim being a child, or the victim being a person with special needs.
From time to time, the Kingdom witnesses events and crimes that are being circulated on social media, so that the authorities act as a result and take legal measures against the perpetrators of these crimes.
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