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02 March 2024

Man held for letting little son drive, use gun

By Staff

Saudi Police arrested a local man who was caught on camera letting his seven-year-old son hold a gun and drive a car.

The film went viral on social networks, prompting the police to launch a manhunt for the father, who was identified and arrested in the capital Riyadh on Monday.

Newspapers said the film showed the son was driving car and holding a gun while his father who was sat next to him was encouraging him to use weapons.

'Sabq' newspaper said police acted following angry comments by viewers of the film, which was posted by the man himself.