Saudi Arabia to arrest man for threatening to burn women's cars

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Saudi Arabia to arrest man for threatening to burn womens cars

His video with the threat message has gone viral

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Published: Fri 29 Sep 2017, 2:22 PM

Last updated: Fri 29 Sep 2017, 11:35 PM

Saudi authorities, on Thursday, directed the prosecution to arrest a young man, who threatened to burn women's cars.
In a video that went viral, he threatened to burn car of any woman which breaks down in the middle of the road, according to the Okaz newspaper from Saudi. 
The daily also quoted Khaled Fakhri, head of Saudi Arabia's human rights council saying, "Anyone who undermines or goes against the lift on the women's driving ban must face legal consequences." The story was reported in Stepfeed yesterday. 
Saudi Arabia wins plaudits for allowing women to drive 
If found guilty, according to the Computer Crimes Act, the man could face a penalty of up to three years imprisonment and fine, or both.  
Many welcomed the Saudi royal decree which will allow women in the kingdom to legally drive, with many saying that it will help them become 'independent'. 
Watch the Saudi man's video that has gone viral

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