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10 December 2023

Video: Midday robbery by teenagers at grocery

By Staff


Three Saudi teen agers went into a grocery in the Gulf Kingdom and pretended to be customers before jumping violently on the Asian shop keeper and stealing his money in a daring midday robbery.

A YouTube film of nearly minutes showed the three kept going around the shop in the capital Riyadh before jumping over the counter and grabbing the grocer by the neck. One of them kept squeezing the man’s neck while the others burgled him. They then fled the place, triggering a police manhunt, according to Ajel newspaper. 


Man goes drunk to Saudi religious police 

A Saudi man who was called by the Gulf Kingdom’s feared religious police to take his daughter after she was caught meeting her boyfriend had her released but had himself detained after he was found to be drunk.

The Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice had called the man, in his 50s, to their office in the eastern town of Khobar to sign his detained teen age aughter out after she was caught with her boyfriend at the beach.

“The man was arrested after Commission members found that he was drunk…his daughter was handed over to her mother,” Ajel newspaper said.

Liquor is strictly banned in Saudi Arabia and those caught drunk are jailed and lashed under Islamic law.