Saudi Arabia : police order women to cover ‘seductive’ eyes

Saudi Arabia ‘s religious police will force women to cover their ‘very seductive’ eyes, said police spokesperson Mutleg An-Nabit, quoted by newspaper Al-Quds Al-Arabi.”We have the right to force women to cover their eyes,” the spokesperson said. The news has triggered many reactions in the Saudi kingdom, particularly after a man who had refused to hide his wife’s eyes behind a veil, as ordered by the police, was taken to hospital.

According to the newspaper, a fight had broken out between the man and the religious police. Apart from admission to hospital, the man in question will have to spend 20 months in prison and suffer 300 lashes.

Source: ANSAmed