43 men in make-up seized at a Saudi party

Saudi Arabia’s feared Islamic police arrested 43 men during a concert at a rest house and authorities are considering taking special measures against them, according to local media reports.

Members of the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice raided the rest house in the western town of Makkah and rounded up the 43 persons, who wore make-up on their faces, Alhayat Arabic language daily said.

“They were all referred to the prosecutor in Makkah for interrogation…special measures will be taken regarding their behavior and situation,” the paper added without elaborating.

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