Saudi Woman Arrested for Posting Pictures of Alcohol and Porn

MANAMA: Authorities in Saudi Arabia have arrested a woman in the Red Sea city of Jeddah after posting pictures and videos on social media showing liquor and pornographic content.
Ati Al Qarshi, the spokesperson for the Makkah Police said, “Through the monitoring of social media, the authorities spotted an account that posted clips that clashed with the values of Islam and public morals.”



Investigations revealed that the owner of the account was a woman in her 20’s. She was arrested and accepted that she created the account under the name Lamia. She was sent to the public prosecution for further investigations, he said.
Following the circulated content, several Saudi internet users outraged by her immoral defiance called for action against her.



The woman faces charges of immorality that could lead to imprisonment up to five years and a fine of up to three million Saudi riyals or either one.
According to Saudi daily Okaz, the accused lived with her family who was not aware of her activities.



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