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VIDEO: Cross-dresser faces prison or lashing in Saudi Arabia

09:34 PM | 31 Dec, 2015
VIDEO: Cross-dresser faces prison or lashing in Saudi Arabia
TAEF (Web Desk) - A man has been arrested in Saudi Arabia and faces trial for wearing women’s clothes in a public place.

He could be sentenced to up to six months in prison or a public flogging.

According to details the man in his 20s wearing an ‘abaya’ a traditional Muslim women’s clothing compulsory for all women in Saudi Arabia.

He was arrested in a shopping mall in the city of Taef in western Saudi Arabia.

Puzzled by his appearance, one of the visitors followed him and discovered that he was a man.

Visitor subsequently reported to Shariah Police who were in the shopping mall.

The officers checked the cross-dresser’s identity and confirmed that he was really a man. He was then expelled from the mall and taken into police custody.

The motives for the cross-dressing remain unknown.


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pakistani rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 23 April 2024

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US Dollar and other currencies on April 22, 2024 Monday in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro stands at 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound hovers at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.20 and Saudi Riyal's new rate was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 23 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.5 346
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.55 748.55
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.47 38.87
Danish Krone DKK 39.78 40.18
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.53 35.88
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.11 912.11
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.61 25.91
Omani Riyal OMR 723.2 731.2
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.47 307.97
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71


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