Saudi police hold Indian 'for insult to Kaaba'

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Riyadh - Police were able to identify and arrest the unnamed Indian

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Published: Tue 22 Nov 2016, 5:47 AM

Last updated: Wed 29 Mar 2023, 8:18 AM

Saudi police arrested an Indian immigrant who allegedly disrespected Holy Kaaba site on Facebook , a local report said Monday.

"The region's investigative department were able to capture and arrest a suspect, in his forties and who works in agriculture, who insulted our holy site," said a Riyadh police spokesman cited by the Al Arabiya TV network.


"He superimposed a picture on the Kaaba and posted on social media," Al Arabiya quoted the spokesman as adding.

Police were able to identify and arrest the unnamed Indian at a farm in Al Majmaah city in the province of Riyadh, he said.




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