The Public Prosecutor orders the arrest of a person who appeared in a video clip circulating assaulting a child

Al-Marsad newspaper – SPA: An official source in the Public Prosecution stated that, based on what was submitted by the Parliamentary Monitoring Center regarding the circulation of content via social media that includes a person assaulting a child in Wadi Al-Dawasir governorate of the Riyadh region, and in addition to that, His Excellency the Attorney General issued Sheikh Saud bin Abdullah Al-Mujeb ordered the speedy arrest of the aforementioned in accordance with Articles (15 and 17) of the Law of Criminal Procedures, and referred him to the Prosecution of Assault on Persons to complete the investigation procedures against him.

The source stressed that the Public Prosecution will take criminal measures against him, and will demand the most severe legal penalties against him before the competent court.

The source explained that the penal systems included a high level of protection in favor of the child, and that the specialized prosecution in this incident directed the psychological rehabilitation of the victim after being abused, in accordance with Articles (16 and 17) of the Child Protection Law.

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