October 30, 2015
Translated by Kristina Rus
Saudi actor Abdul Aziz al-Kassar was arrested in a shopping center of Riyadh while taking selfies with a group of female fans.
Video of the incident was filmed on a cell phone, showing how suddenly a man in white clothing grabbed the actor and took him away.
Al-Kassar was arrested by the official of the “Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and Restrain from Sin”, a state organization, whose staff monitors the adherence to Sharia law in Saudi Arabia, reports English RT.
The committee accused the actor for using social media to attract the attention of women.
Later al-Kassar was released on bail. He said that he did not expect such an influx of fans.